The game between Sunderland and Arsenal in the Premier League on 9th February 2013 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.

Footymad preview History of the Sunderland v Arsenal fixture

Arsenal face a trip to Sunderland at Stadium of Light on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 71 games played, Gunners have recorded 16 wins, and Sunderland have come away with 33 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stadium of Light was less than a year ago, in February 2012, with Sunderland running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a F.A. Cup match.