FM Preview: Newcastle United v Arsenal 19 May 2013

Last updated : 18 May 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Newcastle United v Arsenal fixture

Newcastle United prepare to entertain Arsenal at St. James Park on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 80 games played, Magpies have recorded 40 wins, and Arsenal have come away with 20 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James Park was two seasons ago, in August 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 29 Dec Arsenal 7 - 3 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2011/2012 Mon 12 Mar Arsenal 2 - 1 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Newcastle Utd. 0-0 Arsenal Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 05 Feb Newcastle Utd. 4 - 4 Arsenal Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 07 Nov Arsenal 0 - 1 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Wed 27 Oct Newcastle Utd. 0 - 4 Arsenal League Cup
2008/2009 Sat 21 Mar Newcastle Utd. 1 - 3 Arsenal Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. While Magpies have scored 10, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.

Arsenal's away form is equally impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Gunners, and 5 goals against.

Newcastle United see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 41 points from their 37 games played so far,

Arsenal's total of 70 points from their 37 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Newcastle United 6 2 2 2 4 11 8
Arsenal 6 4 2 0 10 3 14

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Magpies are in quite good form at home, but the FootyMad team thinks on this occasion, Arsenal will prove too strong and win this game comfortably. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Newcastle United Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Arsenal 4 successive away victories.
9 games since last away draw.
10 games since last defeat.

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