FM Preview: West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea 17 Nov 2012

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Last updated : 16 November 2012

Footymad preview History of the West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea fixture

Chelsea face a trip to West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 62 games played, Blues have recorded 22 wins, and West Bromwich Albion have come away with 24 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Hawthorns was less than a year ago, in March 2012, the Baggies carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 03 Mar West Brom. 1-0 Chelsea Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 20 Aug Chelsea 2 - 1 West Brom. Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 16 Apr West Brom. 1 - 3 Chelsea Premier League
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

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Recent respective form guides

West Bromwich Albion are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Baggies in those games, with 6 conceded.

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 12 goals for the Blues, and 11 goals against.

West Bromwich Albion's total of 20 points from their 11 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Chelsea's total of 24 points from their 11 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
West Bromwich Albion 6 3 1 2 10 8 10
Chelsea 6 2 2 2 13 13 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

An interesting game for the Blues to play at the moment, and one from which we believe will see Chelsea take away one point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
West Bromwich Albion 9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Chelsea Not won in previous 2 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.

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