Arsenal prepare to entertain Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, winning 52.22% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Emirates Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premier League match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Mar||Arsenal||1-1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Dec||Aston Villa||1 - 2||Arsenal||PREM|
|2006/2007||Wed 14 Mar||Aston Villa||0 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 19 Aug||Arsenal||1 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 01 Apr||Arsenal||5 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 31 Dec||Aston Villa||0 - 0||Arsenal||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 05 Feb||Aston Villa||1 - 3||Arsenal||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Arsenal are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Gunners, with 6 goals against.
Aston Villa's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Villans, and 7 goals against.
Arsenal sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 23 points from their 12 games. Aston Villa find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 20 points they have accumulated from 12 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Arsenal are starting to turn Emirates Stadium 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. Score draw
|Arsenal||Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Aston Villa||10 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.