FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 15th May 2009
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Manchester United take on Arsenal in a Premier League match on Saturday, 16th May 2009 at 12:45.
Arsenal face a trip to Manchester United at Old Trafford at lunchtime on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Gunners will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 56 and win only 17 of the 97 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the Red Devils carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Champions League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Tue 05 May||Arsenal||1 - 3||Man. Utd.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Wed 29 Apr||Man. Utd.||1 - 0||Arsenal||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 08 Nov||Arsenal||2 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 13 Apr||Man. Utd.||2 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 16 Feb||Man. Utd.||4 - 0||Arsenal||FAC|
|2007/2008||Sat 03 Nov||Arsenal||2 - 2||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sun 21 Jan||Arsenal||2 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester United 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 15 goals for the Red Devils, with 6 goals against.
The Gunners have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Those games have seen the Gunners pummel 15 goals, and let in 8.
Man. Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 86 points from the 36 games played. Arsenal sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 68 points from their 36 games.
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 ...
The match against Man. Utd. is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win
|Man. Utd.||Won 4 successive home games.|
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 7 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Arsenal||An overall losing run of 2 games.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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