FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview

Last updated : 02 November 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v Manchester United fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain Manchester United at Emirates Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, winning 57.45% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Emirates Stadium was less than a year ago, in January 2007, 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:
2006/2007Sun 21 JanArsenal2-1Man. Utd.PREM
2006/2007Sun 17 SepMan. Utd.0 - 1ArsenalPREM
2005/2006Sun 09 AprMan. Utd.2 - 0ArsenalPREM
2005/2006Tue 03 JanArsenal0 - 0Man. Utd.PREM
2004/2005Sat 21 MayArsenal0 - 0Man. Utd.FAC
2004/2005Tue 01 FebArsenal2 - 4Man. Utd.PREM
2004/2005Wed 01 DecMan. Utd.1 - 0ArsenalLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Gunners have rattled up an impressive 22 goals, and conceded 2.

Man. Utd.'s away form is equally impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Red Devils pummel 11 goals, and let in 4.

Arsenal are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 26 points from the 10 games played. Man. Utd. sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 26 points from their 11 games.

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

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

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

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal Won 10 successive home games.
11 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 24 matches.
Man. Utd. 5 successive away victories.
7 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 6 matches.
Last drawn game 14 outings ago.