FM Preview: Arsenal v Aston Villa 15 May 2011

Last updated : 14 May 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Arsenal v Aston Villa fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, winning 52.17% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Emirates Stadium was just last season, in December 2009, with Arsenal running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 27 Nov Aston Villa 2 - 4 Arsenal Premier League
2009/2010 Wed 27 Jan Aston Villa 0 - 0 Arsenal Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 27 Dec Arsenal 3-0 Aston Villa Premier League
2008/2009 Fri 26 Dec Aston Villa 2 - 2 Arsenal Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 15 Nov Arsenal 0 - 2 Aston Villa Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 01 Mar Arsenal 1 - 1 Aston Villa Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 01 Dec Aston Villa 1 - 2 Arsenal Premier League

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. The Gunners have scored 8 and conceded 1 during this period.

Aston Villa have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Villans have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Arsenal's total of 67 points from their 36 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Aston Villa find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 42 points from their 36 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Arsenal 6 2 2 2 10 10 8
Aston Villa 6 2 3 1 8 7 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Gunners to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Arsenal Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Aston Villa No win in the 3 most recent games.

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