FM Preview: Chelsea v Manchester City 20 Mar 2011

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Last updated : 19 March 2011

Footymad preview History of the Chelsea v Manchester City fixture

Manchester City face a trip to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 68 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 14 wins, and Chelsea have come away with 34 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 25 Sep Man. City 1 - 0 Chelsea Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 27 Feb Chelsea 2-4 Man. City Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 05 Dec Man. City 2 - 1 Chelsea Premier League
2008/2009 Sun 15 Mar Chelsea 1 - 0 Man. City Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 13 Sep Man. City 1 - 3 Chelsea Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 05 Apr Man. City 0 - 2 Chelsea Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 27 Oct Chelsea 6 - 0 Man. City Premier League

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Chelsea have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Blues, with 3 goals against.

The away form of Manchester City is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. The Sky Blues's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Chelsea's total of 51 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Manchester City's total of 53 points from their 29 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Chelsea 6 3 3 0 8 3 12
Manchester City 6 5 1 0 14 1 16

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Manchester City on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Chelsea. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Chelsea Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Manchester City Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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