Chelsea face a trip to Bolton Wanderers at Reebok Stadium on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 53 games played, Blues have recorded 15 wins, and Bolton Wdrs. have come away with 24 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2006, with Chelsea inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the The Trotters in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Apr||Chelsea||2 - 2||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Wed 29 Nov||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 15 Apr||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 15 Oct||Chelsea||5 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Apr||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 20 Nov||Chelsea||2 - 2||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Mar||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Bolton Wanderers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.
The Blues have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Blues's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Bolton Wdrs. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 5 points from their 8 games thus far. Chelsea's 12 points from 8 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Chelsea are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Bolton Wdrs.. Away win
|Bolton Wdrs.||Unbeaten run of 5 matches.|
|Chelsea||5 games since last away draw.|
4 games since last defeat.