FootyMAD's Liverpool match preview

Last updated : 09 February 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Chelsea v Liverpool fixture

Chelsea prepare to entertain Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Blues are clearly on top, having won 41 and lost only 16 of the 72 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was earlier this season, with Chelsea running out comfortable 2-0 winners 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 19 DecChelsea2-0LiverpoolLGEC
2007/2008Sun 19 AugLiverpool1 - 1ChelseaPREM
2006/2007Tue 01 MayLiverpool1 - 0ChelseaCHMP
2006/2007Wed 25 AprChelsea1 - 0LiverpoolCHMP
2006/2007Sat 20 JanLiverpool2 - 0ChelseaPREM
2006/2007Sun 17 SepChelsea1 - 0LiverpoolPREM
2006/2007Sun 13 AugChelsea1 - 2LiverpoolSHLD

Recent respective form guides

Chelsea are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 6 conceded.

Liverpool have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Chelsea sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 54 points from their 25 games. Liverpool find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 43 points they have accumulated from 24 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Chelsea may be coming up against a decent side in Liverpool, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Blues. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Chelsea Won 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 13 matches.
Liverpool Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.