FootyMAD's Liverpool match preview

Last updated : 12 December 2009 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 April 2009, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 4 - 4 draw 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:
2009/2010Wed 28 OctArsenal2 - 1LiverpoolLGEC
2008/2009Tue 21 AprLiverpool4 - 4ArsenalPREM
2008/2009Sun 21 DecArsenal1 - 1LiverpoolPREM
2007/2008Tue 08 AprLiverpool4 - 2ArsenalCHMP
2007/2008Sat 05 AprArsenal1 - 1LiverpoolPREM
2007/2008Wed 02 AprArsenal1 - 1LiverpoolCHMP
2007/2008Sun 28 OctLiverpool1 - 1ArsenalPREM

Recent respective form guides

Liverpool are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Reds in those games, with 9 conceded.

Arsenal have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Gunners's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Liverpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 24 points from their 15 games so far. Arsenal's total of 28 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Arsenal are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Anfield with a well-deserved point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Liverpool Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Arsenal Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.