FM Preview: Chelsea v Swansea City 24 Sep 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 23rd September 2011
The game between Chelsea and Swansea City in the Premier League on 24th September 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Chelsea v Swansea City fixture
Chelsea play host to Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Blues are clearly on top, having won 6 and lost only 1 of the 10 games.
The last time the two teams met at Chelsea was way back in the black-and-white days of December 1983, with Chelsea annihilating their visitors 6-1 in a Second Division match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|1983/1984||Tue 06 Dec||Chelsea||6-1||Swansea City||Second Division|
|1983/1984||Tue 22 Nov||Swansea City||1 - 3||Chelsea||Second Division|
|1980/1981||Sat 25 Apr||Swansea City||3 - 0||Chelsea||Second Division|
|1980/1981||Sat 06 Dec||Chelsea||0 - 0||Swansea City||Second Division|
|1979/1980||Sat 26 Apr||Swansea City||1 - 1||Chelsea||Second Division|
|1979/1980||Sat 15 Dec||Chelsea||3 - 0||Swansea City||Second Division|
|1964/1965||Wed 11 Nov||Chelsea||3 - 2||Swansea Tn.||League Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 5 conceded.
In complete contrast to Chelsea, Swansea City are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Swans have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Chelsea's total of 10 points from their 5 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Swansea City find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 5 points from their 5 matches.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Blues's form is quite poor at the moment, but we see this as their ideal opportunity to register a morale-boosting win. Home Win
|Chelsea||Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Swansea City||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
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