FootyMAD's Charlton Athletic match preview

Last updated : 17 March 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v Charlton Athletic fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain Charlton Athletic at Highbury on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, having won 16 and lost only 5 of the 26 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Highbury was just last season, in October 2004, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Mon 26 DecCharlton Ath.0 - 1ArsenalPREM
2004/2005Sat 01 JanCharlton Ath.1 - 3ArsenalPREM
2004/2005Sat 02 OctArsenal4-0Charlton Ath.PREM
2003/2004Sat 28 FebArsenal2 - 1Charlton Ath.PREM
2003/2004Sun 26 OctCharlton Ath.1 - 1ArsenalPREM
2002/2003Sun 02 MarArsenal2 - 0Charlton Ath.PREM
2002/2003Sat 14 SepCharlton Ath.0 - 3ArsenalPREM

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Gunners, with 6 goals against.

Charlton Ath. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Addicks's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Arsenal find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 47 points they have accumulated from 29 games. Charlton Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 39 points from their 29 games played so far,

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

The match against Charlton Ath. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Gunners in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Charlton Ath. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.