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History of the Chelsea v Everton fixture

Chelsea prepare to entertain Everton at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Blues are clearly on top, having won 41 and lost only 13 of the 76 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was less than a year ago, in May 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sun 13 MayChelsea1-1EvertonPREM
2006/2007Sun 17 DecEverton2 - 3ChelseaPREM
2005/2006Mon 17 AprChelsea3 - 0EvertonPREM
2005/2006Wed 08 FebChelsea4 - 1EvertonFAC
2005/2006Sat 28 JanEverton1 - 1ChelseaFAC
2005/2006Sun 23 OctEverton1 - 1ChelseaPREM
2004/2005Sat 12 FebEverton0 - 1ChelseaPREM

Recent respective form guides

Chelsea are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Blues, with 4 goals against.

Everton's away form is equally impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Toffees pummel 13 goals, and let in 5.

Chelsea sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 24 points from their 12 games. Everton's 19 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Blues, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Chelsea Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 10 matches.
Everton 3 successive away victories.
11 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.