Arsenal prepare to entertain Aston Villa at Highbury on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, winning 52.7% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Highbury was less than a year ago, in November 2002, with Arsenal running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Sat 05 Apr||Aston Villa||1 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 30 Nov||Arsenal||3-1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sun 17 Mar||Aston Villa||1 - 2||Arsenal||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sun 09 Dec||Arsenal||3 - 2||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sun 18 Mar||Aston Villa||0 - 0||Arsenal||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 14 Oct||Arsenal||1 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
|1999/2000||Sun 05 Mar||Aston Villa||1 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Arsenal have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Gunners, with 7 goals against.
In complete contrast to Arsenal, Aston Villa are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Villans have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Arsenal sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 6 points from their 2 games. Aston Villa are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 1 points from 2 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Arsenal may be coming up against a decent side in Aston Villa, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Gunners. Home Win
|Arsenal||4 games since last home draw.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Aston Villa||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.