FM Preview: Blackpool v Chelsea 07 Mar 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Sunday, 6th March 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Blackpool take on Chelsea in a Premier League match on 7th March 2011 at 20:00.
History of the Blackpool v Chelsea fixture
Chelsea travel to take on Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Monday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 41 games played, Blues have recorded 17 wins, and Blackpool have come away with 19 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Blackpool was more than a decade ago, in September 1996, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-4 winners in a League Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sun 19 Sep||Chelsea||4 - 0||Blackpool||Premier League|
|1996/1997||Wed 25 Sep||Chelsea||1 - 3||Blackpool||League Cup|
|1996/1997||Wed 18 Sep||Blackpool||1-4||Chelsea||League Cup|
|1976/1977||Sat 05 Mar||Chelsea||2 - 2||Blackpool||Second Division|
|1976/1977||Sat 25 Sep||Blackpool||0 - 1||Chelsea||Second Division|
|1975/1976||Sat 22 Nov||Blackpool||0 - 2||Chelsea||Second Division|
|1975/1976||Sat 18 Oct||Chelsea||2 - 0||Blackpool||Second Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Blackpool have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Seasiders's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
The away form of Chelsea however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Those games have seen the Blues pummel 11 goals, and let in 4.
Blackpool find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 28 matches.
Chelsea's total of 48 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Although Chelsea have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Blackpool. Away win
|Blackpool||No sequences of note|
|Chelsea||Undefeated in last 5 away games.
5 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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