Arsenal prepare to entertain Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 82 games played, Gunners have recorded 41 wins, and Chelsea have come away with 20 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Emirates Stadium was less than a year ago, in May 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-4 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||Sun 10 May||Arsenal||1-4||Chelsea||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 18 Apr||Arsenal||1 - 2||Chelsea||FAC|
|2008/2009||Sun 30 Nov||Chelsea||1 - 2||Arsenal||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 23 Mar||Chelsea||2 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 16 Dec||Arsenal||1 - 0||Chelsea||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sun 06 May||Arsenal||1 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sun 25 Feb||Chelsea||2 - 1||Arsenal||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Arsenal could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Gunners have rattled up an impressive 20 goals, and conceded 5.
The Blues have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Blues, and 0 goals against.
Arsenal's total of 25 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Chelsea are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 33 points from the 13 games played.
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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||Won 12 successive home games.|
22 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Chelsea||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.