FootyMAD's Liverpool match preview

Last updated : 19 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Liverpool v Chelsea fixture

Chelsea face a trip to Liverpool at Anfield at lunchtime on Saturday, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 46 out of 70 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 4 winners in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sun 17 SepChelsea1 - 0LiverpoolPREM
2006/2007Sun 13 AugChelsea1 - 2LiverpoolSHLD
2005/2006Sat 22 AprChelsea1 - 2LiverpoolFAC
2005/2006Sun 05 FebChelsea2 - 0LiverpoolPREM
2005/2006Tue 06 DecChelsea0 - 0LiverpoolCHMP
2005/2006Sun 02 OctLiverpool1 - 4ChelseaPREM
2005/2006Wed 28 SepLiverpool0 - 0ChelseaCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Liverpool have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Reds in those games, with 9 conceded.

The Blues have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Blues, and 6 goals against.

Liverpool sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 43 points from their 23 games. Chelsea sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 51 points from their 23 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Chelsea are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Liverpool. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Liverpool Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
Chelsea Undefeated in last 6 away games.
14 games since last defeat.