Arsenal face a trip to West Ham United at Boleyn Ground on Sunday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 21 of the 56 previous games, with the hosts winning just 14.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2005, when they played out a goalless draw 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||Wed 01 Feb||Arsenal||2 - 3||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
West Ham United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Hammers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
The away form of Arsenal however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Gunners pummel 11 goals, and let in 3.
West Ham Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 8 points from 10 matches. Arsenal find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 18 points they have accumulated from 9 games.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||1||0||5||3||10||3|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Arsenal are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to West Ham Utd.. Away win
|West Ham Utd.||5 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
|Arsenal||11 games since last away draw.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.