FootyMAD's Blackburn Rovers match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers fixture

Chelsea prepare to entertain Blackburn Rovers at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 48 games played, Blues have recorded 24 wins, and Blackburn R. have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was just last season, in October 2005, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Wed 25 OctBlackburn R.0 - 2ChelseaLGEC
2006/2007Sun 27 AugBlackburn R.0 - 2ChelseaPREM
2005/2006Tue 02 MayBlackburn R.1 - 0ChelseaPREM
2005/2006Sat 29 OctChelsea4-2Blackburn R.PREM
2004/2005Wed 02 FebBlackburn R.0 - 1ChelseaPREM
2004/2005Sat 23 OctChelsea4 - 0Blackburn R.PREM
2003/2004Sun 01 FebBlackburn R.2 - 3ChelseaPREM

Recent respective form guides

Chelsea are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, In this time, Blues have rattled up an impressive 21 goals, and conceded 5.

Blackburn R.'s away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. Those games have seen the Rovers pummel 17 goals, and let in 9.

Chelsea sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 51 points from their 24 games. Blackburn R.'s 31 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Chelsea may be coming up against a decent side in Blackburn R., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Blues. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Chelsea Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Blackburn R. 9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 15 outings ago.