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:|
|2006/2007||Wed 25 Oct||Blackburn R.||0 - 2||Chelsea||LGEC|
|2006/2007||Sun 27 Aug||Blackburn R.||0 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|2005/2006||Tue 02 May||Blackburn R.||1 - 0||Chelsea||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Oct||Chelsea||4-2||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Wed 02 Feb||Blackburn R.||0 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 23 Oct||Chelsea||4 - 0||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 01 Feb||Blackburn R.||2 - 3||Chelsea||PREM|
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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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
|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.