History of the Arsenal v Manchester City fixture
Manchester City face a trip to Arsenal at Ashburton Grove on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Sky Blues will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 55 and win only 15 of the 89 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ashburton Grove was less than a year ago, in April 2012, the Gunners carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sun 23 Sep||Man. City||1 - 1||Arsenal||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Sun 08 Apr||Arsenal||1-0||Man. City||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Sun 18 Dec||Man. City||1 - 0||Arsenal||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Tue 29 Nov||Arsenal||0 - 1||Man. City||League Cup|
|2010/2011||Wed 05 Jan||Arsenal||0 - 0||Man. City||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sun 24 Oct||Man. City||0 - 3||Arsenal||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Apr||Arsenal||0 - 0||Man. City||Premier League|
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Recent respective form guides
Arsenal have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 19 goals for the Gunners, with 10 goals against.
The Sky Blues 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 games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Sky Blues, and 5 goals against.
Arsenal lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 34 points from their 20 games so far.
Manchester City's total of 45 points from their 21 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Manchester City are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Arsenal. Away win
|Arsenal||6 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Manchester City||6 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.
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