FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview

Last updated : 07 November 2008 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 57.29% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Emirates Stadium was just last season, in November 2007, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Premier League match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sun 13 AprMan. Utd.2 - 1ArsenalPREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. In this time, Gunners have rattled up an impressive 18 goals, and conceded 7.

Man. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Red Devils, and 4 goals against.

Arsenal sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 20 points from their 11 games. Man. Utd. sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 21 points from their 10 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 ...

Gunners go into their game against Man. Utd. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Man. Utd. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
13 games since last defeat.