FM Preview: Stoke City v Arsenal 28 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 27th April 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Stoke City take on Arsenal in a Premier League match on 28th April 2012 at 15:00.
History of the Stoke City v Arsenal fixture
Stoke City prepare to entertain Arsenal at Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 43 games played, Potters have recorded 18 wins, and Arsenal have come away with 11 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Britannia Stadium was less than a year ago, in May 2011, with Stoke City running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 23 Oct||Arsenal||3 - 1||Stoke City||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sun 08 May||Stoke City||3-1||Arsenal||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Wed 23 Feb||Arsenal||1 - 0||Stoke City||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 27 Feb||Stoke City||1 - 3||Arsenal||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 24 Jan||Stoke City||3 - 1||Arsenal||F.A. Cup|
|2009/2010||Sat 05 Dec||Arsenal||2 - 0||Stoke City||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 24 May||Arsenal||4 - 1||Stoke City||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.
Arsenal have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Gunners's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Stoke City find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 42 points from their 34 matches.
Arsenal's total of 65 points from their 35 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Stoke City are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Arsenal running out comfortable winners. Away win
|Stoke City||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Arsenal||8 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here