FM Preview: West Ham United v Chelsea 23 Nov 2013

Footymad preview History of the West Ham United v Chelsea fixture

Chelsea face a trip to West Ham United at Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Blues will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Boleyn Ground was less than a year ago, in December 2012, with West Ham United running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sun 17 Mar Chelsea 2 - 0 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2012/2013 Sat 01 Dec West Ham Utd. 3-1 Chelsea Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 23 Apr Chelsea 3 - 0 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 11 Sep West Ham Utd. 1 - 3 Chelsea Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 13 Mar Chelsea 4 - 1 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 20 Dec West Ham Utd. 1 - 1 Chelsea Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 25 Apr West Ham Utd. 0 - 1 Chelsea Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

West Ham United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Hammers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Chelsea's away form is none too clever either, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Blues pummel 13 goals, and let in 4.

West Ham United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 11 matches.

Chelsea's total of 21 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 Ham United 6 2 2 2 7 6 8
Chelsea 6 3 2 1 12 5 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Chelsea are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to West Ham United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
West Ham United Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Chelsea 6 games since last away draw.

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