FM Preview: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea 02 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea fixture

Chelsea face a trip to Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux on Monday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 51 games played, Blues have recorded 16 wins, and Wolverhampton Wanderers have come away with 23 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2011, the Wolves 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 26 Nov Chelsea 3 - 0 Wolves Premier League
2010/2011 Wed 05 Jan Wolves 1-0 Chelsea Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 23 Oct Chelsea 2 - 0 Wolves Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 20 Feb Wolves 0 - 2 Chelsea Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 21 Nov Chelsea 4 - 0 Wolves Premier League
2003/2004 Sat 27 Mar Chelsea 5 - 2 Wolves Premiership
2003/2004 Sat 20 Sep Wolves 0 - 5 Chelsea Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Wolverhampton Wanderers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Wolves's have scored 12 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

Chelsea have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Blues, and 7 goals against.

Wolverhampton Wanderers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 19 matches.

Chelsea's total of 34 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Wolverhampton Wanderers 6 1 3 2 8 11 6
Chelsea 6 2 3 1 9 7 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Chelsea are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Wolverhampton Wanderers Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Chelsea Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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