Chelsea face a trip to Bolton Wanderers at Reebok Stadium on Monday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 56 games played, Blues have recorded 18 wins, and Bolton Wdrs. have come away with 24 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2009, where Chelsea annihilated the Blues 0 - 4 in a Premier League match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Wed 29 Dec||Chelsea||1 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2009/2010||Tue 13 Apr||Chelsea||1 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2009/2010||Sat 31 Oct||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 4||Chelsea||PREM|
|2009/2010||Wed 28 Oct||Chelsea||4 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||LGEC|
|2008/2009||Sat 11 Apr||Chelsea||4 - 3||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 06 Dec||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 11 May||Chelsea||1 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Bolton Wanderers are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the The Trotters, with 5 goals against.
In complete contrast to Bolton Wdrs., Chelsea are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Blues have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Bolton Wdrs. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 30 points from their 23 games so far. Chelsea's total of 38 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Trotters, as the Blues have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Bolton Wdrs.||Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.|
|Chelsea||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.