FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview

Last updated : 12 April 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Arsenal fixture

Arsenal face a trip to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Gunners will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 54 and win only 17 of the 95 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 16 FebMan. Utd.4 - 0ArsenalFAC
2007/2008Sat 03 NovArsenal2 - 2Man. Utd.PREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Red Devils, with 1 goals against.

Arsenal have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Man. Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 77 points from the 33 games played. Arsenal sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 71 points from their 33 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. Utd.651014216

FootyMad's prediction ...

Arsenal have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Man. Utd. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Man. Utd. Won 4 successive home games.
26 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Arsenal 4 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.