FootyMAD's Manchester City match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 24th March 2006
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Chelsea take on Manchester City in a Premiership match on Saturday 25th March 2006 at 15:00.
Chelsea prepare to entertain Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 62 games played, Blues have recorded 29 wins, and Man City have come away with 13 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was just last season, in February 2005, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Wed 28 Dec||Man City||0 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 06 Feb||Chelsea||0-0||Man City||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 16 Oct||Man City||1 - 0||Chelsea||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 28 Feb||Man City||0 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 25 Oct||Chelsea||1 - 0||Man City||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 22 Mar||Chelsea||5 - 0||Man City||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Oct||Man City||0 - 3||Chelsea||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Blues, with 5 goals against.
In complete contrast to Chelsea, Man City are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Sky Blues have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
Chelsea are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 75 points from the 30 games played. Man City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 40 points from their 30 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Chelsea fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Blues. Home win
|Chelsea||Won 3 successive home games.|
8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Man City||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.