Kit observation- Rare occasion as Arsenal wore red shorts and red socks against Watford

Arsenal, somewhat interestingly, opted to wear both red shorts and red socks in their clash against Watford yesterday. The Gunners had never used this kit combination in the league this season prior to the game against the Hornets- both teams were outfitted in their home jerseys, but AFC’s choice of shorts & socks took everyone by surprise.

The result went in their favour though- they won 3-2 at Vicarage Road and moved to fourth in the league table, with Man Utd and West Ham both losing over the weekend.

Red shorts and red socks both being worn with the home shirt has been a bit of a rarity for Arsenal- they however did do this red and red combo against Napoli in Europe back in April 2019 (1-0 win) and v West Brom in the PL in December 2017 (1-1 draw).

AFC Dressing Room 2022 vs Watford

Arsenal wearing Red Shorts and Socks vs Watford 2022