FootyMAD's Birmingham City match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 11th August 2007
The game between Chelsea and Birmingham City in the Premiership on Sunday 12th August 2007 at 13:30 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Chelsea prepare to entertain Birmingham City at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Blues are clearly on top, having won 23 and lost only 9 of the 44 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was just last season, in December 2005, with Chelsea running out comfortable 2-0 winners 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 01 Apr||Birmingham C.||0 - 0||Chelsea||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 31 Dec||Chelsea||2-0||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 09 Apr||Chelsea||1 - 1||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 30 Jan||Chelsea||2 - 0||Birmingham C.||FAC|
|2004/2005||Sat 21 Aug||Birmingham C.||0 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 18 Jan||Chelsea||0 - 0||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Tue 14 Oct||Birmingham C.||0 - 0||Chelsea||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.
Birmingham C. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Blues's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Chelsea are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Chelsea||Unbeaten in the last 34 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Birmingham C.||5 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.