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 74 games played, Blues have recorded 18 wins, and Man. Utd. have come away with 32 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2007, with Man. Utd. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sun 21 Sep||Chelsea||1 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Wed 21 May||Man. Utd.||1 - 1||Chelsea||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 26 Apr||Chelsea||2 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 23 Sep||Man. Utd.||2 - 0||Chelsea||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 05 Aug||Chelsea||1 - 1||Man. Utd.||SHLD|
|2006/2007||Sat 19 May||Chelsea||1 - 0||Man. Utd.||FAC|
|2006/2007||Wed 09 May||Chelsea||0 - 0||Man. Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Red Devils, with 5 goals against.
Chelsea's away form is equally impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The Blues have managed to tuck away 10 goals in this period, and concede just the 3.
Man. Utd. sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 38 points from their 18 games. Chelsea sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 42 points from their 20 games.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
An interesting game for the Blues to play at the moment, and one from which I believe will see Chelsea take away one point. Score draw
|Man. Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 23 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Chelsea||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.