FootyMAD's Liverpool match preview

Last updated : 27 November 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Liverpool v Arsenal fixture

Arsenal face a trip to Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Gunners will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2003, with Arsenal inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Reds in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Fri 09 AprArsenal4 - 2LiverpoolPREM
2003/2004Sat 04 OctLiverpool1 - 2ArsenalPREM
2002/2003Wed 29 JanLiverpool2 - 2ArsenalPREM
2002/2003Sun 29 DecArsenal1 - 1LiverpoolPREM
2002/2003Sun 11 AugArsenal1 - 0LiverpoolCSHL
2001/2002Sun 27 JanArsenal1 - 0LiverpoolFAC
2001/2002Sun 13 JanArsenal1 - 1LiverpoolPREM

Recent respective form guides

Liverpool have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The Reds have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.

Arsenal have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Liverpool's 20 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position. Arsenal sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 31 points from their 14 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Gunners could well see them head back from Anfield with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Liverpool 5 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Arsenal Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.