FootyMAD's Arsenal match preview

Last updated : 10 May 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v Everton fixture

Everton face a trip to Arsenal at Highbury on Wednesday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 60 out of 90 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Arsenal running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 09 NovArsenal3 - 1EvertonLC
2004/2005Sun 15 AugEverton1 - 4ArsenalPREM
2003/2004Wed 07 JanEverton1 - 1ArsenalPREM
2003/2004Sat 16 AugArsenal2 - 1EvertonPREM
2002/2003Sun 23 MarArsenal2 - 1EvertonPREM
2002/2003Sat 19 OctEverton2 - 1ArsenalPREM
2001/2002Sat 11 MayArsenal4 - 3EvertonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Gunners, with 3 goals against.

In complete contrast to Arsenal, Everton are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Blues's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Arsenal sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 80 points from their 36 games. Everton sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 61 points from their 36 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Gunners, as the Blues have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal Won 6 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Everton Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.