Arsenal face a trip to Wigan Athletic at JJB Stadium on Sunday afternoon, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having come through the challenge on 2 of the previous 3 occasions.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2006, with Arsenal inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Latics in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 24 Nov||Arsenal||2 - 0||Wigan Ath.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sun 11 Feb||Arsenal||2 - 1||Wigan Ath.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Wed 13 Dec||Wigan Ath.||0 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sun 07 May||Arsenal||4 - 2||Wigan Ath.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Tue 24 Jan||Arsenal||2 - 1||Wigan Ath.||LGEC|
|2005/2006||Tue 10 Jan||Wigan Ath.||1 - 0||Arsenal||LGEC|
|2005/2006||Sat 19 Nov||Wigan Ath.||2 - 3||Arsenal||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Wigan Athletic have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.
The Gunners have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Gunners's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
Wigan Ath. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 27 points from their 28 matches. Arsenal are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 65 points from the 28 games played.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Arsenal are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Wigan Ath.. Away win
|Wigan Ath.||8 games since last home draw.|
|Arsenal||5 games since last defeat.|