FM Preview: West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal 19 Mar 2011

Last updated : 18 March 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal fixture

Arsenal pack their bags to visit West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was within the last three years, in March 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 25 Sep Arsenal 2 - 3 West Brom. Premier League
2009/2010 Tue 22 Sep Arsenal 2 - 0 West Brom. League Cup
2008/2009 Tue 03 Mar West Brom. 1-3 Arsenal Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 16 Aug Arsenal 1 - 0 West Brom. Premier League
2006/2007 Tue 24 Oct West Brom. 0 - 2 Arsenal League Cup
2005/2006 Sat 15 Apr Arsenal 3 - 1 West Brom. Premiership
2005/2006 Sat 15 Oct West Brom. 2 - 1 Arsenal Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

West Bromwich Albion have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The The Baggies's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

Arsenal's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Gunners's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 11 against.

West Bromwich Albion are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 32 points from 29 matches.

Arsenal's total of 57 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
West Bromwich Albion 6 1 4 1 10 11 7
Arsenal 6 2 1 3 8 7 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Gunners out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at West Bromwich Albion. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
West Bromwich Albion Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Arsenal Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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