FootyMAD's Liverpool match preview

Last updated : 07 May 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v Liverpool fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain Liverpool at Highbury on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 91 games played, Gunners have recorded 38 wins, and Liverpool have come away with 24 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Highbury was just last season, in April 2004, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sun 28 NovLiverpool2 - 1ArsenalPREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Gunners have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 3.

Liverpool have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Reds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 5 goals for and 4 against.

Arsenal sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 77 points from their 35 games. Liverpool find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 55 points they have accumulated from 36 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Arsenal may be coming up against a decent side in Liverpool, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Gunners. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal Won 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 12 matches.
Liverpool Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.