Chelsea face a trip to Aston Villa at Villa Park on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 62 games played, Blues have recorded 14 wins, and Aston Villa have come away with 31 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2004, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 24 Sep||Chelsea||2 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 26 Dec||Chelsea||1 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Sep||Aston Villa||0 - 0||Chelsea||PREM|
|2003/2004||Mon 12 Apr||Aston Villa||3 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|2003/2004||Wed 17 Dec||Aston Villa||2 - 1||Chelsea||LGEC|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Sep||Chelsea||1 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Apr||Aston Villa||2 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Aston Villa have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Villans in those games, with 5 conceded.
The Blues have had a decent run of form away from home recently, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. Those games have seen the Blues pummel 11 goals, and let in 3.
Aston Villa find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 26 points from their 23 matches. Chelsea are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 62 points from the 23 games played.
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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 Aston Villa. Away win
|Aston Villa||No sequences of note|
|Chelsea||Undefeated in last 7 away games.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.