Chelsea prepare to entertain Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 68 games played, Blues have recorded 34 wins, and Aston Villa have come away with 21 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was less than a year ago, in December 2007, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 4-4 draw in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Wed 26 Dec||Chelsea||4-4||Aston Villa||PREM|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Blues, with 5 goals against.
Aston Villa's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 15 goals for the Villans, and 6 goals against.
Chelsea are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 14 points from the 6 games played. Aston Villa sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 13 points from their 6 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This is certainly an intriguing match for the Blues, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw
|Chelsea||Unbeaten in the last 51 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 19 matches.
|Aston Villa||3 successive away victories.|
6 games since last away draw.