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
|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
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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.
|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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