FootyMAD's Liverpool match preview

Last updated : 25 October 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 42 and lost only 16 of the 74 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was less than a year ago, in April 2008, as the Blues squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in an Champions League match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Wed 30 AprChelsea3-2LiverpoolCHMP
2007/2008Tue 22 AprLiverpool1 - 1ChelseaCHMP
2007/2008Sun 10 FebChelsea0 - 0LiverpoolPREM
2007/2008Wed 19 DecChelsea2 - 0LiverpoolLGEC
2007/2008Sun 19 AugLiverpool1 - 1ChelseaPREM
2006/2007Tue 01 MayLiverpool1 - 0ChelseaCHMP
2006/2007Wed 25 AprChelsea1 - 0LiverpoolCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Chelsea are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, During these games, Blues have smashed 13 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 2.

Liverpool's away form is equally impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Reds, and 5 goals against.

Chelsea are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 20 points from the 8 games played. Liverpool sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 20 points from their 8 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Chelsea are starting to turn Stamford Bridge into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Chelsea Unbeaten in the last 51 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Liverpool Undefeated in last 8 away games.
17 games since last defeat.