FM Preview: Chelsea v Manchester City 25 Nov 2012

Last updated : 24 November 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Chelsea v Manchester City fixture

Manchester City face a trip to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Sky Blues will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 36 and win only 14 of the 70 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was less than a year ago, in December 2011, the Blues carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sun 12 Aug Chelsea 2 - 3 Man. City Charity Shield
2011/2012 Wed 21 Mar Man. City 2 - 1 Chelsea Premier League
2011/2012 Mon 12 Dec Chelsea 2-1 Man. City Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 20 Mar Chelsea 2 - 0 Man. City Premier League
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

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Recent respective form guides

Chelsea have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 21 goals for the Blues, with 11 goals against.

Manchester City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Sky Blues's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Chelsea's total of 24 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Manchester City are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 12 games giving them a return of 28 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Chelsea 6 2 2 2 11 13 8
Manchester City 6 3 3 0 11 4 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Sky Blues has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Chelsea. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Chelsea Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Manchester City Not won in previous 2 away matches.
7 games since last defeat.

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