Chelsea play host to Derby County at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 50 games played, Blues have recorded 22 wins, and Derby County have come away with 11 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Chelsea was back in March 2002, over five years ago, the Blues carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 24 Nov||Derby County||0 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 30 Mar||Chelsea||2-1||Derby County||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sun 28 Oct||Derby County||1 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 07 Apr||Derby County||0 - 4||Chelsea||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 09 Dec||Chelsea||4 - 1||Derby County||PREM|
|1999/2000||Sun 14 May||Chelsea||4 - 0||Derby County||PREM|
|1999/2000||Sat 30 Oct||Derby County||3 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Blues, with 2 goals against.
In complete contrast to Chelsea, Derby County are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Rams have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Chelsea sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 58 points from their 27 games. Derby County find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 28 games have yielded only 10 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Chelsea fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Blues. Home win
|Chelsea||Unbeaten in the last 51 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Derby County||Not won in previous 15 away matches.|
No win in the 25 most recent games.