FM Preview: Arsenal v Manchester City 24 Apr 2010

Last updated : 23 April 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v Manchester City fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain Manchester City at Emirates Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, having won 54 and lost only 14 of the 85 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Emirates Stadium was just last season, in April 2009, with Arsenal running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premier League match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Wed 02 DecMan. City3 - 0ArsenalLGEC
2009/2010Sat 12 SepMan. City4 - 2ArsenalPREM
2008/2009Sat 04 AprArsenal2-0Man. CityPREM
2008/2009Sat 22 NovMan. City3 - 0ArsenalPREM
2007/2008Sat 02 FebMan. City1 - 3ArsenalPREM
2007/2008Sat 25 AugArsenal1 - 0Man. CityPREM
2006/2007Tue 17 AprArsenal3 - 1Man. CityPREM

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Gunners have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 3.

The Sky Blues have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 15 goals for the Sky Blues, and 5 goals against.

Arsenal's total of 71 points from their 35 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Man. City's total of 62 points from their 34 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Arsenal are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Man. City will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Man. City Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.