Chelsea prepare to entertain Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge at lunchtime on Wednesday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Blues are clearly on top, winning 50.75% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was just last season, in November 2006, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a League Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sun 02 Sep||Aston Villa||2 - 0||Chelsea||PREM|
|2006/2007||Tue 02 Jan||Aston Villa||0 - 0||Chelsea||PREM|
|2006/2007||Wed 08 Nov||Chelsea||4-0||Aston Villa||LGEC|
|2006/2007||Sat 30 Sep||Chelsea||1 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2005/2006||Wed 01 Feb||Aston Villa||1 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 24 Sep||Chelsea||2 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 26 Dec||Chelsea||1 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 4 conceded.
Aston Villa's away form is equally impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. Those games have seen the Villans pummel 15 goals, and let in 7.
Chelsea sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 37 points from their 18 games. Aston Villa's 29 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Chelsea may be coming up against a decent side in Aston Villa, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Blues. Home Win
|Chelsea||Unbeaten in the last 47 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Aston Villa||Undefeated in last 6 away games.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.