Chelsea prepare to entertain Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 31 of the 68 previous games, with the Blues winning just 20.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was just last season, in April 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||Sun 26 Nov||Man Utd.||1 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Apr||Chelsea||3-0||Man Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sun 06 Nov||Man Utd.||1 - 0||Chelsea||PREM|
|2004/2005||Tue 10 May||Man Utd.||1 - 3||Chelsea||PREM|
|2004/2005||Wed 26 Jan||Man Utd.||1 - 2||Chelsea||LGEC|
|2004/2005||Wed 12 Jan||Chelsea||0 - 0||Man Utd.||LGEC|
|2004/2005||Sun 15 Aug||Chelsea||1 - 0||Man Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 6 conceded.
The Red Devils have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Red Devils's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 10 against.
Chelsea sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 80 points from their 35 games. Man Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 88 points from the 36 games played.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Blues go into their game against Man Utd. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Chelsea||Unbeaten in the last 30 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Man Utd.||5 games since last away draw.|
7 games since last defeat.