FM Preview: Chelsea v Manchester United 01 Mar 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 28th February 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Chelsea and Manchester United at 19:45 on Tuesday, 1st March 2011 in the Premier League.
Chelsea prepare to entertain Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 31 of the 72 previous games, with the Blues winning just 22.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was just last season, in November 2009, the Blues carving out a narrow 1-0 victory 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||Sun 08 Aug||Chelsea||1 - 3||Man. Utd.||SHLD|
|2009/2010||Sat 03 Apr||Man. Utd.||1 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|2009/2010||Sun 08 Nov||Chelsea||1-0||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2009/2010||Sun 09 Aug||Chelsea||2 - 2||Man. Utd.||SHLD|
|2008/2009||Sun 11 Jan||Man. Utd.||3 - 0||Chelsea||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 21 Sep||Chelsea||1 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Wed 21 May||Man. Utd.||1 - 1||Chelsea||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Blues, with 5 goals against.
The Red Devils have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Red Devils, and 3 goals against.
Chelsea's total of 45 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Man. Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 60 points from the 27 games played.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Blues go into their game against Man. Utd. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Chelsea||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Man. Utd.||5 games since last defeat.|
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