FootyMAD's Arsenal match preview

Last updated : 03 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v Manchester City fixture

Man City face a trip to Arsenal at Highbury on Tuesday evening, 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 49 and win only 14 of the 79 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2004, the Gunners carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Wed 27 OctMan City1 - 2ArsenalLC
2004/2005Sat 25 SepMan City0 - 1ArsenalPREM
2003/2004Sun 01 FebArsenal2 - 1Man CityPREM
2003/2004Sun 31 AugMan City1 - 2ArsenalPREM
2002/2003Sat 22 FebMan City1 - 5ArsenalPREM
2002/2003Tue 10 SepArsenal2 - 1Man CityPREM
2000/2001Wed 11 AprMan City0 - 4ArsenalPREM

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, In this time, Gunners have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 5.

Man City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Arsenal sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 47 points from their 21 games. Man City's 27 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Man City not hitting the right notes away from home at the moment, the Madmen safely assumes that Arsenal will ease to victory over the Sky Blues. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal Unbeaten in the last 19 home games.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Man City 5 games since last away draw.