FootyMAD's Manchester City match preview

Last updated : 16 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v Manchester City fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, having won 50 and lost only 14 of the 81 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Emirates Stadium was just last season, in October 2005, the Gunners carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 26 AugMan City1 - 0ArsenalPREM
2005/2006Thu 04 MayMan City1 - 3ArsenalPREM
2005/2006Sat 22 OctArsenal1-0Man CityPREM
2004/2005Tue 04 JanArsenal1 - 1Man CityPREM
2004/2005Wed 27 OctMan City1 - 2ArsenalLGEC
2004/2005Sat 25 SepMan City0 - 1ArsenalPREM
2003/2004Sun 01 FebArsenal2 - 1Man CityPREM

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

The Sky Blues have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Sky Blues, and 5 goals against.

Arsenal sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 59 points from their 33 games. Man City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 41 points from their 33 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Gunners, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal No sequences of note
Man City 3 successive away victories.
7 games since last away draw.
6 games since last defeat.