FootyMAD's Arsenal match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 7th November 2003
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at 15:00 on Saturday 8th November 2003 in the Premiership.
Tottenham face a trip to Arsenal at Highbury on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 68 games played, Spurs have recorded 17 wins, and Arsenal have come away with 34 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2002, with Arsenal running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Sun 15 Dec||Tottenham||1 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 16 Nov||Arsenal||3 - 0||Tottenham||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 06 Apr||Arsenal||2 - 1||Tottenham||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 17 Nov||Tottenham||1 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sun 08 Apr||Arsenal||2 - 1||Tottenham||FAC|
|2000/2001||Sat 31 Mar||Arsenal||2 - 0||Tottenham||PREM|
|2000/2001||Mon 18 Dec||Tottenham||1 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Arsenal have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.
Tottenham have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Spurs's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.
Arsenal are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 27 points from the 11 games played. Tottenham see themselves just below half way in the Barclaycard Premiership, showing a record of 12 points from their 11 games played so far,
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 ...
Tottenham 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 3 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Tottenham||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|