Arsenal face a trip to Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park at tea-time on Saturday,
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2006, the Rovers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Dec||Arsenal||6 - 2||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 25 Feb||Blackburn R.||1 - 0||Arsenal||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 26 Nov||Arsenal||3 - 0||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 16 Apr||Arsenal||3 - 0||Blackburn R.||FAC|
|2004/2005||Sat 19 Mar||Blackburn R.||0 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2004/2005||Wed 25 Aug||Arsenal||3 - 0||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Mar||Blackburn R.||0 - 2||Arsenal||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Blackburn Rovers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 5 conceded.
Arsenal's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Gunners, and 6 goals against.
Blackburn R. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 28 points from their 21 games played so far, Arsenal sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 39 points from their 22 games.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Arsenal are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Blackburn R.. Away win
|Blackburn R.||Won 3 successive home games.|
6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
|Arsenal||6 games since last away draw.|
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.