Arsenal prepare to entertain Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, winning 51.65% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Emirates Stadium was just last season, in November 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Fri 26 Dec||Aston Villa||2 - 2||Arsenal||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 15 Nov||Arsenal||0-2||Aston Villa||PREM|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Arsenal have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Gunners, with 4 goals against.
The Villans have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Villans, and 4 goals against.
Arsenal's total of 35 points from their 17 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Aston Villa's total of 35 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Arsenal are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Aston Villa will prove too much for the homesters. Away win
|Arsenal||25 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Aston Villa||3 successive away victories.|
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.