FM Preview: Chelsea v Fulham 26 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Sunday, 25th December 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Chelsea and Fulham at 13:00 on 26th December 2011 in the Premier League.
History of the Chelsea v Fulham fixture
Chelsea prepare to entertain Fulham at Stamford Bridge at lunchtime on Monday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Blues are clearly on top, winning 20 and drawing 15 of the 37 games played.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was earlier this season, when they played out a goalless draw in an League Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Wed 21 Sep||Chelsea||0-0||Fulham||League Cup|
|2010/2011||Mon 14 Feb||Fulham||0 - 0||Chelsea||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Wed 10 Nov||Chelsea||1 - 0||Fulham||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Mon 28 Dec||Chelsea||2 - 1||Fulham||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 23 Aug||Fulham||0 - 2||Chelsea||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 02 May||Chelsea||3 - 1||Fulham||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 28 Dec||Fulham||2 - 2||Chelsea||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 had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 10.
Fulham have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.
Chelsea's total of 33 points from their 17 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 18 points from their 17 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 Fulham. Home Win
|Chelsea||10 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Fulham||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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