FootyMAD's Chelsea match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 26th February 2010
The game between Chelsea and Manchester City in the Premier League on Saturday, 27th February 2010 at 12:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Man. City face a trip to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge at lunchtime on Saturday, 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 34 and win only 13 of the 67 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2009, the Blues carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 05 Dec||Man. City||2 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 15 Mar||Chelsea||1 - 0||Man. City||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Sep||Man. City||1 - 3||Chelsea||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Apr||Man. City||0 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 27 Oct||Chelsea||6 - 0||Man. City||PREM|
|2006/2007||Wed 14 Mar||Man. City||0 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sun 20 Aug||Chelsea||3 - 0||Man. City||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Blues have rattled up an impressive 23 goals, and conceded 4.
In complete contrast to Chelsea, Man. City are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Sky Blues have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Chelsea are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 61 points from the 27 games played. Man. City's total of 46 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Blues, as the Sky Blues have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Chelsea||Won 7 successive home games.|
8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Man. City||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
No win in the 4 most recent games.