Arsenal are ready to welcome West Ham United to Highbury on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 55 games played, Gunners have recorded 26 wins, and West Ham Utd. have come away with 14 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Highbury was more than three years back, in January 2003, with Arsenal running out comfortable 3-1 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:|
|2005/2006||Sat 24 Sep||West Ham Utd.||0 - 0||Arsenal||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sun 19 Jan||Arsenal||3-1||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 24 Aug||West Ham Utd.||2 - 2||Arsenal||PREM|
|2001/2002||Wed 24 Apr||Arsenal||2 - 0||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 15 Dec||West Ham Utd.||1 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 03 Mar||Arsenal||3 - 0||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 21 Oct||West Ham Utd.||1 - 2||Arsenal||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Arsenal have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. In this time, Gunners have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 4.
The Hammers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Arsenal find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 37 points they have accumulated from 22 games. West Ham Utd.'s 32 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||4||0||2||11||10||12|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Gunners are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw
|Arsenal||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|West Ham Utd.||4 games since last away draw.|
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.