FootyMAD's Birmingham City match preview

Last updated : 11 August 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Chelsea v Birmingham City fixture

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.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 01 AprBirmingham C.0 - 0ChelseaPREM
2005/2006Sat 31 DecChelsea2-0Birmingham C.PREM
2004/2005Sat 09 AprChelsea1 - 1Birmingham C.PREM
2004/2005Sun 30 JanChelsea2 - 0Birmingham C.FAC
2004/2005Sat 21 AugBirmingham C.0 - 1ChelseaPREM
2003/2004Sun 18 JanChelsea0 - 0Birmingham C.PREM
2003/2004Tue 14 OctBirmingham C.0 - 0ChelseaPREM

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.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.