FootyMAD's Hull City match preview

Last updated : 08 January 2010 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 at lunchtime on Saturday, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Blues have winning an impressive 12 games, and losing 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a Premier League match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 15 AugChelsea2 - 1Hull CityPREM
2008/2009Sat 07 FebChelsea0 - 0Hull CityPREM
2008/2009Wed 29 OctHull City0 - 3ChelseaPREM
2007/2008Wed 26 SepHull City0 - 4ChelseaLGEC
1999/2000Sat 11 DecHull City1 - 6ChelseaFAC
1991/1992Sat 04 JanHull City0 - 2ChelseaFAC
1988/1989Tue 28 FebChelsea2 - 1Hull CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Hull City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Chelsea have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Blues, and 7 goals against.

Hull City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 18 points from their 20 games thus far. Chelsea are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 45 points from the 20 games played.

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

Chelsea are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Hull City Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Chelsea Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
8 games since last defeat.