FootyMAD's Hull City match preview

Last updated : 28 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hull City v Chelsea fixture

Chelsea face a trip to Hull City at The KC Stadium on Wednesday evening, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Blues have winning an impressive 11 games, and losing 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2007, where Chelsea annihilated the Blues 0 - 4 in a League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Wed 26 SepHull City0 - 4ChelseaLGEC
1999/2000Sat 11 DecHull City1 - 6ChelseaFAC
1991/1992Sat 04 JanHull City0 - 2ChelseaFAC
1988/1989Tue 28 FebChelsea2 - 1Hull CityCHMP
1988/1989Tue 25 OctHull City3 - 0ChelseaCHMP
1981/1982Thu 21 JanHull City0 - 2ChelseaFAC
1981/1982Mon 18 JanChelsea0 - 0Hull CityFAC

Recent respective form guides

Hull City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.

Chelsea's away form is equally impressive, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Blues scoring 15 and conceding 1.

Hull City sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 20 points from their 9 games. Chelsea sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 20 points from their 9 games.

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

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

Chelsea are certainly at their peak on the road, though your FootyMad panel sees this as a stern test, and one from which they may have to settle for a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Hull City Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Chelsea Undefeated in last 11 away games.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.