FM Preview: Arsenal v Manchester United 28 Apr 2013

Last updated : 27 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Arsenal v Manchester United fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain Manchester United at Ashburton Grove on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, winning 55.67% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ashburton Grove was just last season, in January 2012, with Manchester United inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Gunners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 03 Nov Man. Utd. 2 - 1 Arsenal Premier League
2011/2012 Sun 22 Jan Arsenal 1-2 Man. Utd. Premier League
2011/2012 Sun 28 Aug Man. Utd. 8 - 2 Arsenal Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 01 May Arsenal 1 - 0 Man. Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 12 Mar Man. Utd. 2 - 0 Arsenal F.A. Cup
2010/2011 Mon 13 Dec Man. Utd. 1 - 0 Arsenal Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 31 Jan Arsenal 1 - 3 Man. Utd. Premier League

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

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Gunners in those games, with 4 conceded.

Manchester United's away form is equally impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Red Devils, and 5 goals against.

Arsenal's total of 63 points from their 34 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Manchester United are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 34 games giving them a return of 84 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Arsenal 6 5 1 0 12 3 16
Manchester United 6 4 1 1 10 4 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Arsenal are starting to turn Ashburton Grove into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Arsenal Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Manchester United Undefeated in last 12 away games.
4 games since last defeat.

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