FootyMAD's Arsenal match preview

Last updated : 20 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v Manchester United fixture

Man Utd. face a trip to Arsenal at Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Red Devils will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2006, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sun 17 SepMan Utd.0 - 1ArsenalPREM
2005/2006Sun 09 AprMan Utd.2 - 0ArsenalPREM
2005/2006Tue 03 JanArsenal0 - 0Man Utd.PREM
2004/2005Sat 21 MayArsenal0 - 0Man Utd.FAC
2004/2005Tue 01 FebArsenal2 - 4Man Utd.PREM
2004/2005Wed 01 DecMan Utd.1 - 0ArsenalLGEC
2004/2005Sun 24 OctMan Utd.2 - 0ArsenalPREM

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, In this time, Gunners have rattled up an impressive 19 goals, and conceded 6.

The Red Devils have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Red Devils, and 7 goals against.

Arsenal sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 42 points from their 23 games. Man Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 57 points from the 23 games played.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man Utd.651016716

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Red Devils could well see them head back from Emirates Stadium with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal Unbeaten in the last 15 home games.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Man Utd. 7 games since last defeat.