Chelsea prepare to entertain Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 64 games played, Blues have recorded 31 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 August 2006, with Chelsea running out comfortable 3-0 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:|
|2006/2007||Wed 14 Mar||Man. City||0 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sun 20 Aug||Chelsea||3-0||Man. City||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 25 Mar||Chelsea||2 - 0||Man. City||PREM|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These games have seen the Blues score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 3.
Man. City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Chelsea's 18 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position. Man. City sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 22 points from their 10 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This is certainly an intriguing match for the Blues, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw
|Chelsea||Unbeaten in the last 40 home games.|
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Man. City||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.