FM Preview: Liverpool v Chelsea 08 May 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 7th May 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Liverpool and Chelsea at 19:45 on 8th May 2012 in the Premier League.
History of the Liverpool v Chelsea fixture
Chelsea face a trip to Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Blues will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 50 and win only 12 of the 78 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Anfield was just last season, in November 2010, with Liverpool running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 05 May||Chelsea||2 - 1||Liverpool||F.A. Cup|
|2011/2012||Tue 29 Nov||Chelsea||0 - 2||Liverpool||League Cup|
|2011/2012||Sun 20 Nov||Chelsea||1 - 2||Liverpool||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sun 06 Feb||Chelsea||0 - 1||Liverpool||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sun 07 Nov||Liverpool||2 - 0||Chelsea||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 02 May||Liverpool||0 - 2||Chelsea||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 04 Oct||Chelsea||2 - 0||Liverpool||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Liverpool have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.
Chelsea have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Blues's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Liverpool's 49 points from 36 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
Chelsea lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 61 from their 36 games 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 ...
Chelsea are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Liverpool. Away win
|Liverpool||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Chelsea||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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