FM Preview: Arsenal v Liverpool 30 Jan 2013

Last updated : 29 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Arsenal v Liverpool fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain Liverpool at Ashburton Grove on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 101 games played, Gunners have recorded 43 wins, and Liverpool have come away with 25 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ashburton Grove was just last season, in August 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sun 02 Sep Liverpool 0 - 2 Arsenal Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 03 Mar Liverpool 1 - 2 Arsenal Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 20 Aug Arsenal 0-2 Liverpool Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 17 Apr Arsenal 1 - 1 Liverpool Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 15 Aug Liverpool 1 - 1 Arsenal Premier League
2009/2010 Wed 10 Feb Arsenal 1 - 0 Liverpool Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 13 Dec Liverpool 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 showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Gunners, with 8 goals against.

Liverpool have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Reds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 11 against.

Arsenal's total of 37 points from their 23 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Liverpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 34 from their 23 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Arsenal 6 3 1 2 12 9 10
Liverpool 6 4 0 2 16 6 12

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Gunners, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Arsenal 9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Liverpool Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 14 outings ago.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here