FootyMAD's Arsenal match preview

Last updated : 28 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v Newcastle United fixture

Newcastle Utd. face a trip to Arsenal at Emirates Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Arsenal running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a F.A. Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 26 JanArsenal3 - 0Newcastle Utd.FAC
2007/2008Wed 05 DecNewcastle Utd.1 - 1ArsenalPREM
2007/2008Tue 25 SepArsenal2 - 0Newcastle Utd.LGEC
2006/2007Mon 09 AprNewcastle Utd.0 - 0ArsenalPREM
2006/2007Sat 18 NovArsenal1 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sat 10 DecNewcastle Utd.1 - 0ArsenalPREM
2005/2006Sun 14 AugArsenal2 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, The Gunners have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.

In complete contrast to Arsenal, Newcastle Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Magpies have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Arsenal sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 54 points from their 23 games. Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 27 points from their 23 games played so far,

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

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

Magpies are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Arsenal. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal Unbeaten in the last 23 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Newcastle Utd. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.