Chelsea prepare to entertain Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Blues are clearly on top, winning 51.43% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was less than a year ago, in March 2010, with Chelsea annihilating their visitors 7-1 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:|
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Oct||Aston Villa||0 - 0||Chelsea||PREM|
|2009/2010||Sat 10 Apr||Aston Villa||0 - 3||Chelsea||FAC|
|2009/2010||Sat 27 Mar||Chelsea||7-1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2009/2010||Sat 17 Oct||Aston Villa||2 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Feb||Aston Villa||0 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 05 Oct||Chelsea||2 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2007/2008||Wed 26 Dec||Chelsea||4 - 4||Aston Villa||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 6 conceded.
In complete contrast to Chelsea, Aston Villa are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Villans have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
Chelsea's total of 34 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Aston Villa find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 20 points from their 19 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Chelsea fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Blues. Home win
|Chelsea||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
|Aston Villa||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.|
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.