FM Preview: Chelsea v Aston Villa 31 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 30th December 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Chelsea take on Aston Villa in a Premier League match on 31st December 2011 at 15:00.
History of the Chelsea v Aston Villa fixture
Chelsea prepare to entertain Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Blues are clearly on top, winning 50.70% 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 January 2011, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sun 02 Jan||Chelsea||3-3||Aston Villa||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Oct||Aston Villa||0 - 0||Chelsea||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 10 Apr||Aston Villa||0 - 3||Chelsea||F.A. Cup|
|2009/2010||Sat 27 Mar||Chelsea||7 - 1||Aston Villa||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 17 Oct||Aston Villa||2 - 1||Chelsea||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Feb||Aston Villa||0 - 1||Chelsea||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 05 Oct||Chelsea||2 - 0||Aston Villa||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 6 conceded.
Aston Villa have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Villans have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Chelsea's total of 34 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Aston Villa see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 20 points from their 18 games played so far,
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but we think that Blues's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Aston Villa. Home Win
|Chelsea||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Aston Villa||Undefeated in last 3 away games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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