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History of the Charlton Athletic v Chelsea fixture

Chelsea face a trip to Charlton Athletic at The Valley on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 09 SepChelsea2 - 1Charlton Ath.PREM
2005/2006Sun 22 JanChelsea1 - 1Charlton Ath.PREM
2005/2006Wed 26 OctChelsea1 - 1Charlton Ath.LGEC
2005/2006Sat 17 SepCharlton Ath.0 - 2ChelseaPREM
2004/2005Sat 07 MayChelsea1 - 0Charlton Ath.PREM
2004/2005Sat 27 NovCharlton Ath.0 - 4ChelseaPREM
2003/2004Sun 08 FebChelsea1 - 0Charlton Ath.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Charlton Athletic have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Addicks have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Chelsea however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Blues's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Charlton Ath. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 20 points from their 25 games thus far. Chelsea sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 54 points from their 25 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Charlton Ath.62135117
Chelsea641115313

FootyMad's prediction ...

Blues have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from The Valley with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Charlton Ath. No sequences of note
Chelsea Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.