FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview

Last updated : 22 September 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Chelsea fixture

Chelsea face a trip to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 73 games played, Blues have recorded 18 wins, and Man. Utd. have come away with 31 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sun 05 AugChelsea1 - 1Man. Utd.SHLD
2006/2007Sat 19 MayChelsea1 - 0Man. Utd.FAC
2006/2007Wed 09 MayChelsea0 - 0Man. Utd.PREM
2006/2007Sun 26 NovMan. Utd.1 - 1ChelseaPREM
2005/2006Sat 29 AprChelsea3 - 0Man. Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sun 06 NovMan. Utd.1 - 0ChelseaPREM
2004/2005Tue 10 MayMan. Utd.1 - 3ChelseaPREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.

Chelsea 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.

Man. Utd. sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 11 points from their 6 games. Chelsea find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 11 points they have accumulated from 6 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Red Devils, as the Blues have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Man. Utd. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Chelsea Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.