FM Preview: Chelsea v Southampton 30 Nov 2013

Footymad preview History of the Chelsea v Southampton fixture

Chelsea prepare to entertain Southampton at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 40 games played, Blues have recorded 19 wins, and Southampton have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was less than a year ago, in January 2013, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 30 Mar Southampton 2 - 1 Chelsea Premier League
2012/2013 Wed 16 Jan Chelsea 2-2 Southampton Premier League
2012/2013 Sat 05 Jan Southampton 1 - 5 Chelsea F.A. Cup
2004/2005 Sat 02 Apr Southampton 1 - 3 Chelsea Premiership
2004/2005 Sat 28 Aug Chelsea 2 - 1 Southampton Premiership
2003/2004 Sat 01 May Chelsea 4 - 0 Southampton Premiership
2003/2004 Sat 22 Nov Southampton 0 - 1 Chelsea Premiership

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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 6 goals against.

Southampton have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Saints have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Chelsea's total of 24 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Southampton's total of 22 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Chelsea 6 3 2 1 12 5 11
Southampton 6 2 3 1 9 7 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Blues, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Chelsea Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Southampton Not won in previous 4 away matches.

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