FM Preview: West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea 16 Apr 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 15th April 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as West Bromwich Albion take on Chelsea in a Premier League match on 16th April 2011 at 15:00.
History of the West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea fixture
Chelsea pack their bags to visit West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 60 games played, Blues have recorded 21 wins, and West Bromwich Albion have come away with 23 victories.
The previous match played between the two at The Hawthorns was within the last three years, in November 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 14 Aug||Chelsea||6 - 0||West Brom.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Fri 26 Dec||Chelsea||2 - 0||West Brom.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 15 Nov||West Brom.||0-3||Chelsea||Premier League|
|2005/2006||Sat 04 Mar||West Brom.||1 - 2||Chelsea||Premiership|
|2005/2006||Wed 24 Aug||Chelsea||4 - 0||West Brom.||Premiership|
|2004/2005||Tue 15 Mar||Chelsea||1 - 0||West Brom.||Premiership|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Oct||West Brom.||1 - 4||Chelsea||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
West Bromwich Albion haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 13 to 11.
The Blues 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 11 goals for the Blues, and 3 goals against.
West Bromwich Albion's 39 points from 32 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Chelsea's total of 58 points from their 31 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Current overall team form
|West Bromwich Albion||6||3||3||0||12||8||12|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Blues out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at West Bromwich Albion. Away win
|West Bromwich Albion||Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
|Chelsea||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