FootyMAD Manchester City match preview

Last updated : 30 August 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Manchester City v Arsenal fixture

Arsenal face a trip to Manchester City at City of Manchester Stadium on Sunday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The Gunners are slightly ahead, with 28 wins posted against 27 losses.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2003, where Arsenal annihilated the Gunners 1 - 5 in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 22 FebMan City1 - 5ArsenalPREM
2002/2003Tue 10 SepArsenal2 - 1Man CityPREM
2000/2001Wed 11 AprMan City0 - 4ArsenalPREM
2000/2001Sat 28 OctArsenal5 - 0Man CityPREM
1995/1996Tue 05 MarArsenal3 - 1Man CityPREM
1995/1996Sun 10 SepMan City0 - 1ArsenalPREM
1994/1995Mon 12 DecMan City1 - 2ArsenalPREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Sky Blues in those games, with 3 conceded.

The away form of Arsenal however, is much more impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. Those games have seen the Gunners pummel 14 goals, and let in 4.

Man City sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 7 points from their 3 games. Arsenal are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 9 points from the 3 games played.

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

An interesting game for the Gunners to play at the moment, and one from which I believe will see Arsenal take away one point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Man City Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Arsenal Undefeated in last 7 away games.
7 games since last defeat.