FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview

Last updated : 02 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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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 57.61% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Highbury was less than a year ago, in May 2005, when they played out a goalless draw in an F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 21 MayArsenal0-0Man Utd.FAC
2004/2005Tue 01 FebArsenal2 - 4Man Utd.PREM
2004/2005Wed 01 DecMan Utd.1 - 0ArsenalLGEC
2004/2005Sun 24 OctMan Utd.2 - 0ArsenalPREM
2004/2005Sun 08 AugArsenal3 - 1Man Utd.SHLD
2003/2004Sat 03 AprArsenal0 - 1Man Utd.FAC
2003/2004Sun 28 MarArsenal1 - 1Man Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Gunners, with 3 goals against.

Man Utd.'s away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Red Devils, and 3 goals against.

Arsenal find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 33 points they have accumulated from 19 games. Man Utd. sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 44 points from their 20 games.

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

Arsenal are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Man Utd. will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Man Utd. Undefeated in last 3 away games.
8 games since last defeat.