Chelsea prepare to entertain Portsmouth at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 36 games played, Blues have recorded 16 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 6 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was less than a year ago, in October 2006, the Blues carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Mar||Portsmouth||0 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 21 Oct||Chelsea||2-1||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 25 Feb||Chelsea||2 - 0||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 26 Nov||Portsmouth||0 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 22 Jan||Chelsea||3 - 0||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2004/2005||Tue 28 Dec||Portsmouth||0 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|2003/2004||Wed 11 Feb||Portsmouth||0 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 5 conceded.
The away form of Portsmouth is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Pompey have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Chelsea sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 7 points from their 3 games. Portsmouth find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 5 points they have accumulated from 3 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Portsmouth is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Blues in a close run game. Home Win
|Chelsea||Unbeaten in the last 35 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
|Portsmouth||Not won in previous 11 away matches.|
5 games since last defeat.