Arsenal play host to Watford at Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 10 games played, Gunners have recorded 5 wins, and Watford have come away with 4 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Arsenal was back in September 1999, over five years ago, the Gunners carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2001/2002||Sat 05 Jan||Watford||2 - 4||Arsenal||FAC|
|1999/2000||Sun 23 Apr||Watford||2 - 3||Arsenal||PREM|
|1999/2000||Sat 25 Sep||Arsenal||1-0||Watford||PREM|
|1987/1988||Fri 15 Apr||Arsenal||0 - 1||Watford||PREM|
|1987/1988||Sat 28 Nov||Watford||2 - 0||Arsenal||PREM|
|1986/1987||Sat 21 Mar||Watford||2 - 0||Arsenal||PREM|
|1986/1987||Sat 14 Mar||Arsenal||1 - 3||Watford||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Arsenal are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Gunners, with 5 goals against.
Watford have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Hornets's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.
Arsenal's 11 points from 6 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position. Watford are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 4 points from their 7 games thus far.
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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||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Watford||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
Drawn each of the last 4 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.