FootyMAD's Manchester City match preview

Last updated : 03 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v Manchester City fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain Manchester City at Highbury on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, having won 49 and lost only 14 of the 79 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Highbury was less than a year ago, in February 2004, the Gunners carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Wed 27 OctMan City1 - 2ArsenalLC
2004/2005Sat 25 SepMan City0 - 1ArsenalPREM
2003/2004Sun 01 FebArsenal2-1Man CityPREM
2003/2004Sun 31 AugMan City1 - 2ArsenalPREM
2002/2003Sat 22 FebMan City1 - 5ArsenalPREM
2002/2003Tue 10 SepArsenal2 - 1Man CityPREM
2000/2001Wed 11 AprMan City0 - 4ArsenalPREM

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, In this time, Gunners have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 5.

Man City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Arsenal sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 47 points from their 21 games. Man City's 27 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal Unbeaten in the last 19 home games.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Man City 5 games since last away draw.