FootyMAD's Liverpool match preview

Last updated : 27 October 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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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 less than a year ago, in March 2007, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 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:
2006/2007Sat 31 MarLiverpool4 - 1ArsenalPREM
2006/2007Tue 09 JanLiverpool3 - 6ArsenalLGEC
2006/2007Sat 06 JanLiverpool1 - 3ArsenalFAC
2006/2007Sun 12 NovArsenal3 - 0LiverpoolPREM
2005/2006Sun 12 MarArsenal2 - 1LiverpoolPREM
2005/2006Tue 14 FebLiverpool1 - 0ArsenalPREM
2004/2005Sun 08 MayArsenal3 - 1LiverpoolPREM

Recent respective form guides

Liverpool have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Reds, with 4 goals against.

The away form of Arsenal however, is much more impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Gunners, and 2 goals against.

Liverpool sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 19 points from their 9 games. Arsenal are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 25 points from the 9 games played.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Arsenal are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Liverpool. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Liverpool Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Arsenal 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 12 matches.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.