FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview

Last updated : 31 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Arsenal v Manchester United fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain Manchester United at Highbury on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, winning 58.70% of the games played between the two.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Wed 01 DecMan Utd.1 - 0ArsenalLC
2004/2005Sun 24 OctMan Utd.2 - 0ArsenalPREM
2004/2005Sun 08 AugArsenal3-1Man Utd.CSHL
2003/2004Sat 03 AprArsenal0 - 1Man Utd.FAC
2003/2004Sun 28 MarArsenal1 - 1Man Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sun 21 SepMan Utd.0 - 0ArsenalPREM
2003/2004Sun 10 AugMan Utd.1 - 1ArsenalCSHL

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Gunners in those games, with 4 conceded.

Man Utd.'s away form is equally impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 1 have been let in at the wrong end.

Arsenal sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 51 points from their 24 games. Man Utd. sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 50 points from their 24 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man Utd.641110313

FootyMad's prediction ...

Arsenal are starting to turn Highbury into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occassion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
ArsenalWon 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Man Utd.Undefeated in last 6 away games.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.