FM Preview: Newcastle United v Arsenal 05 Feb 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th February 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Newcastle United and Arsenal at 15:00 on Saturday, 5th February 2011 in the Premier League.
Newcastle Utd. prepare to entertain Arsenal at St. James' Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Magpies are clearly on top, winning 50.63% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James' Park was earlier this season, where Arsenal annihilated the Magpies 0-4 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:|
|2010/2011||Sun 07 Nov||Arsenal||0 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2010/2011||Wed 27 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||0-4||Arsenal||LGEC|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Mar||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 3||Arsenal||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 30 Aug||Arsenal||3 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Tue 29 Jan||Arsenal||3 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 26 Jan||Arsenal||3 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||FAC|
|2007/2008||Wed 05 Dec||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 6 conceded.
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 games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Gunners, and 3 goals against.
Newcastle Utd.'s 30 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Arsenal's total of 49 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Newcastle Utd. are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Arsenal running out comfortable winners. Away win
|Newcastle Utd.||Not won in the 4 most recent games.|
|Arsenal||5 games since last away draw.|
Won each of the previous 6 matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.