Arsenal play host to Crystal Palace at Highbury on Monday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 11 wins out of 16 previous matches.
The last time the two teams met at Arsenal was back in February 1998, over five years ago, the Gunners carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 06 Nov||Crystal Palace||1 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|1997/1998||Wed 25 Feb||Crystal Palace||1 - 2||Arsenal||FAC|
|1997/1998||Sat 21 Feb||Arsenal||1-0||Crystal Palace||PREM|
|1997/1998||Sun 15 Feb||Arsenal||0 - 0||Crystal Palace||FAC|
|1997/1998||Sat 18 Oct||Crystal Palace||0 - 0||Arsenal||PREM|
|1994/1995||Sat 25 Feb||Crystal Palace||0 - 3||Arsenal||PREM|
|1994/1995||Sat 01 Oct||Arsenal||1 - 2||Crystal Palace||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Arsenal have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Gunners in those games, with 6 conceded.
In complete contrast to Arsenal, Crystal Palace are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Eagles have hit 8 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Arsenal sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 54 points from their 26 games. Crystal Palace are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 26 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Arsenal fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Gunners. Home win
|Arsenal||5 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Crystal Palace||Not won in previous 9 away matches.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.