Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Arsenal at Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Blades will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 32 and win only 10 of the 54 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Tue 01 Mar||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 0||Arsenal||FAC|
|2004/2005||Sat 19 Feb||Arsenal||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
|2002/2003||Sun 13 Apr||Arsenal||1 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
|1998/1999||Tue 23 Feb||Arsenal||2 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
|1998/1999||Sat 13 Feb||Arsenal||2 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
|1995/1996||Wed 17 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Arsenal||FAC|
|1995/1996||Sat 06 Jan||Arsenal||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Arsenal are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Gunners in those games, with 6 conceded.
Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Blades have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Arsenal see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 5 points from their 4 games played so far, Sheff. Utd. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 5 games have yielded only 2 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Gunners, as the The Blades have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Arsenal||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Sheff. Utd.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.