FootyMAD's Tottenham Hotspur match preview

Last updated : 07 November 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain Tottenham Hotspur at Highbury on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 68 games played, Gunners have recorded 34 wins, and Tottenham have come away with 17 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Highbury was less than a year ago, in November 2002, with Arsenal running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sun 15 DecTottenham1 - 1ArsenalPREM
2002/2003Sat 16 NovArsenal3-0TottenhamPREM
2001/2002Sat 06 AprArsenal2 - 1TottenhamPREM
2001/2002Sat 17 NovTottenham1 - 1ArsenalPREM
2000/2001Sun 08 AprArsenal2 - 1TottenhamFAC
2000/2001Sat 31 MarArsenal2 - 0TottenhamPREM
2000/2001Mon 18 DecTottenham1 - 1ArsenalPREM

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

Tottenham have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Spurs's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Arsenal are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 27 points from the 11 games played. Tottenham see themselves just below half way in the Barclaycard Premiership, showing a record of 12 points from their 11 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Tottenham is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Gunners in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Tottenham Undefeated in last 3 away games.