FM Preview: Stoke City v Chelsea 12 Jan 2013

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Last updated : 11 January 2013

Footymad preview History of the Stoke City v Chelsea fixture

Chelsea face a trip to Stoke City at Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 44 games played, Blues have recorded 16 wins, and Stoke City have come away with 18 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Britannia Stadium was just last season, in August 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 22 Sep Chelsea 1 - 0 Stoke City Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 10 Mar Chelsea 1 - 0 Stoke City Premier League
2011/2012 Sun 14 Aug Stoke City 0-0 Chelsea Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Stoke City 1 - 1 Chelsea Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 28 Aug Chelsea 2 - 0 Stoke City Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 25 Apr Chelsea 7 - 0 Stoke City Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 07 Mar Chelsea 2 - 0 Stoke City F.A. Cup

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Stoke City 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 Potters in those games, with 6 conceded.

Chelsea's away form is equally impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Blues pummel 17 goals, and let in 7.

Stoke City's 29 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Chelsea's total of 38 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Stoke City 6 1 4 1 7 8 7
Chelsea 6 4 0 2 16 5 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Chelsea are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Stoke City. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Stoke City Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Chelsea 5 successive away victories.
9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.

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