FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal 17 Sep 2011

Last updated : 16 September 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal fixture

Blackburn Rovers prepare to entertain Arsenal at Ewood Park at lunchtime on Saturday, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 22 of the 57 previous games, with the Rovers winning just 20.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ewood Park was just last season, in August 2010, with Arsenal inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Rovers in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Arsenal 0 - 0 Blackburn R. Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 28 Aug Blackburn R. 1-2 Arsenal Premier League
2009/2010 Mon 03 May Blackburn R. 2 - 1 Arsenal Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 04 Oct Arsenal 6 - 2 Blackburn R. Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 14 Mar Arsenal 4 - 0 Blackburn R. Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 13 Sep Blackburn R. 0 - 4 Arsenal Premier League
2007/2008 Mon 11 Feb Arsenal 2 - 0 Blackburn R. Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Arsenal have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Gunners have hit 8 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Blackburn Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 4 games have yielded only 1 points.

Arsenal see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 4 points from their 4 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Blackburn Rovers 6 2 1 3 9 10 7
Arsenal 6 3 1 2 7 12 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Ewood Park for the Rovers and the Madmen are unable to see past Arsenal claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Blackburn Rovers 4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Arsenal Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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