Date: 12th March 2018 at 12:44pm
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Arsenal shot-stopper Petr Cech celebrated 200 Premier League clean sheets as a result of the Gunners’ 3-0 victory over Watford at the Emirates. 

It was Arsenal’s first clean sheet in 12 league games following a baron run which has seen them lose seven times in 2018 alone.

The former Chelsea ‘keeper has become the first player to reach the 200 mark and earned the milestone by saving a penalty from Troy Deeney.

The last time the 35-year-old kept a clean sheet in the league came back on December 16, when Arsenal beat Newcastle 1-0 at home, and he was relieved to finally get over the line.

“It’s an unbelievable personal milestone, obviously,” Cech told Sky Sports.

Cech reached 200 Premier League clean sheets

“We took only 18 games to get nine clean sheets at the start of the season to reach the 199 and we had to wait 11 games [to get to 200], which is sometimes frustrating.

“But the most important thing is when the team wins.”

Cech has been criticised for inconsistent form and a number of howlers this season. The veteran recently apologised for two mistakes that led to goals as Brighton produced a shock win over Arsenal eight days ago.

It’s uncertain whether the Gunners will look to replace the Czech Republican this summer.