FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal 03 May 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Sunday, 2nd May 2010
The game between Blackburn Rovers and Arsenal in the Premier League on Monday, 3rd May 2010 at 17:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Blackburn R. prepare to entertain Arsenal at Ewood Park at tea-time on Monday, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 21 of the 55 previous games, with the Rovers winning just 19.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ewood Park was just last season, in September 2008, where Arsenal annihilated the Rovers 0-4 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:|
|2009/2010||Sun 04 Oct||Arsenal||6 - 2||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 14 Mar||Arsenal||4 - 0||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Sep||Blackburn R.||0-4||Arsenal||PREM|
|2007/2008||Mon 11 Feb||Arsenal||2 - 0||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Tue 18 Dec||Blackburn R.||2 - 3||Arsenal||LGEC|
|2007/2008||Sun 19 Aug||Blackburn R.||1 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2006/2007||Wed 28 Feb||Blackburn R.||1 - 0||Arsenal||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Blackburn Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 5 conceded.
Arsenal have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Gunners's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
Blackburn R. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 44 points from their 36 games played so far, Arsenal's total of 72 points from their 36 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
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 ...
This is certainly an intriguing match for the Rovers, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw
|Blackburn R.||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Arsenal||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.