FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v Manchester United fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, winning 57.14% 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 May 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Champions League match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 29 AugMan. Utd.2 - 1ArsenalPREM
2008/2009Sat 16 MayMan. Utd.0 - 0ArsenalPREM
2008/2009Tue 05 MayArsenal1-3Man. Utd.CHMP
2008/2009Wed 29 AprMan. Utd.1 - 0ArsenalCHMP
2008/2009Sat 08 NovArsenal2 - 1Man. Utd.PREM
2007/2008Sun 13 AprMan. Utd.2 - 1ArsenalPREM
2007/2008Sat 16 FebMan. Utd.4 - 0ArsenalFAC

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 14 goals for the Gunners, with 7 goals against.

The Red Devils have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Red Devils, and 2 goals against.

Arsenal's total of 49 points from their 23 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Man. Utd.'s total of 50 points from their 23 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. Utd.631212510

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 Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Man. Utd. Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.