Match Preview: Arsenal vs Blackburn
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Average Statistics 2011/12
|Time first goal scored||43 mins||38 mins|
|Time first goal conceded||48 mins||36 mins|
Arsenal to win:
Bet365, Paddypower & Skybet are all offering odds of 2/7 for the Gunners at the Emirates.
All three of the above betting companies are also offering the same odds at 9/2
Blackburn to win:
Bet365 are paying out 10/1 odds for Blackburn to win away from home
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Arsenal 2 Blackburn 0
Paddypower = 11/2
Bet365 = 11/2
SkyBet = 11/2
Paul Robinson has conceded 53 goals against Arsenal in the Premier League; more than any other ‘keeper against any opponent in the competition.
Robin van Persie has scored 10 goals in 12 games in all competitions against Blackburn.
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Defeat last time out against Manchester United ended a nine match unbeaten run for the Gunners at the Emirates.
The last 0-0 draw at the Emirates in the Premier League came when Blackburn visited in April 2011.
Starting with that goalless draw, Blackburn have lost just five of their last 15 matches on the road (W2 D8 L5), time to make it six from 16!
Blackburn haven’t kept a clean sheet away from home in their last 14 Premier League games since that 0-0 draw at the Emirates.
Other Match facts:
Blackburn only had four shots on target against Arsenal at Ewood Park, but thanks to two own goals by the Gunners they won 4-3.
Mikel Arteta has scored five goals in the Premier League versus Blackburn, more than against any other opponent.
David Dunn has scored five goals in eight Premier League games for Blackburn against Arsenal.