FootyMAD's Burnley match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 28th August 2009
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Chelsea and Burnley at 12:45 on Saturday, 29th August 2009 in the Premier League.
Chelsea prepare to entertain Burnley at Stamford Bridge at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 44 games played, Blues have recorded 21 wins, and Burnley have come away with 15 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was less than a year ago, in November 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in an League Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Wed 12 Nov||Chelsea||1-1||Burnley||LGEC|
|1982/1983||Sat 23 Apr||Burnley||3 - 0||Chelsea||CHMP|
|1982/1983||Sat 04 Dec||Chelsea||2 - 1||Burnley||CHMP|
|1979/1980||Sat 15 Mar||Chelsea||2 - 1||Burnley||CHMP|
|1979/1980||Sat 06 Oct||Burnley||0 - 1||Chelsea||CHMP|
|1977/1978||Tue 31 Jan||Chelsea||6 - 2||Burnley||FAC|
|1976/1977||Sat 23 Apr||Burnley||1 - 0||Chelsea||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 7 conceded.
Burnley have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Clarets's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Chelsea's total of 9 points from their 3 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Burnley lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 6 from their 3 games so far.
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 ...
The match against Burnley is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Blues in a close run game. Home Win
|Chelsea||Unbeaten in the last 20 home games.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Burnley||5 games since last away draw.|
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.