FootyMAD's Arsenal match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 9th May 2009
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Arsenal take on Chelsea in a Premier League match on Sunday, 10th May 2009 at 16:00.
Chelsea face a trip to Arsenal at Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Blues will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 41 and win only 19 of the 81 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2007, the Gunners carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 18 Apr||Arsenal||1 - 2||Chelsea||FAC|
|2008/2009||Sun 30 Nov||Chelsea||1 - 2||Arsenal||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 23 Mar||Chelsea||2 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 16 Dec||Arsenal||1 - 0||Chelsea||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sun 06 May||Arsenal||1 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sun 25 Feb||Chelsea||2 - 1||Arsenal||LGEC|
|2006/2007||Sun 10 Dec||Chelsea||1 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Arsenal have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Gunners, with 4 goals against.
The Blues have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Blues, and 9 goals against.
Arsenal sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 68 points from their 35 games. Chelsea sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 74 points from their 35 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 ...
Blues's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Arsenal, believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|Arsenal||9 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Chelsea||Undefeated in last 5 away games.|
11 games since last defeat.