Arsenal prepare to entertain Middlesbrough at The Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, having won 38 and lost only 7 of the 59 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Highbury was less than a year ago, in January 2006, with Arsenal annihilating their visitors 7-0 in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 14 Jan||Arsenal||7-0||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Sep||Middlesbrough||2 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 09 Apr||Middlesbrough||0 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 22 Aug||Arsenal||5 - 3||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2003/2004||Tue 03 Feb||Middlesbrough||2 - 1||Arsenal||LGEC|
|2003/2004||Sat 24 Jan||Arsenal||4 - 1||Middlesbrough||FAC|
|2003/2004||Tue 20 Jan||Arsenal||0 - 1||Middlesbrough||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Arsenal are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Gunners in those games, with 6 conceded.
In complete contrast to Arsenal, Middlesbrough are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Boro have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Arsenal are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 1 points from 2 matches. Middlesbrough are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 3 points from 3 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Arsenal fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Gunners. Home win
|Arsenal||No sequences of note|
|Middlesbrough||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.