FootyMAD's Hull City match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 6th February 2009
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Chelsea take on Hull City in a Premier League match on Saturday, 7th February 2009 at 15:00.
Chelsea play host to Hull City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Blues have won an impressive 13 of the 17 meetings between the two sides, drawing the other 4.
The last time the two teams met at Chelsea was well over fifteen years ago, back in February 1989, the Blues carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Second Division match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Wed 29 Oct||Hull City||0 - 3||Chelsea||PREM|
|2007/2008||Wed 26 Sep||Hull City||0 - 4||Chelsea||LGEC|
|1999/2000||Sat 11 Dec||Hull City||1 - 6||Chelsea||FAC|
|1991/1992||Sat 04 Jan||Hull City||0 - 2||Chelsea||FAC|
|1988/1989||Tue 28 Feb||Chelsea||2-1||Hull City||CHMP|
|1988/1989||Tue 25 Oct||Hull City||3 - 0||Chelsea||CHMP|
|1981/1982||Thu 21 Jan||Hull City||0 - 2||Chelsea||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Blues, with 4 goals against.
In complete contrast to Chelsea, Hull City are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Tigers have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Chelsea sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 48 points from their 24 games. Hull City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 28 points from their 24 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Chelsea may be coming up against a decent side in Hull City, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Blues. Home Win
|Chelsea||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Hull City||5 games since last away draw.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.