Newcastle Utd. face a trip to Arsenal at Highbury on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 76 games played, Magpies have recorded 22 wins, and Arsenal have come away with 38 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2003, as the Gunners edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Wed 29 Dec||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 11 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 0||Arsenal||PREM|
|2003/2004||Fri 26 Sep||Arsenal||3 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sun 09 Feb||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 09 Nov||Arsenal||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 23 Mar||Arsenal||3 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||FAC|
|2001/2002||Sat 09 Mar||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 1||Arsenal||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Arsenal are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Gunners, with 5 goals against.
Newcastle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Arsenal sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 48 points from their 23 games. Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 29 points from their 23 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Newcastle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Arsenal may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Arsenal||Unbeaten in the last 21 home games.|
|Newcastle Utd.||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
5 games since last defeat.