Chelsea play host to Sheffield United at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Blues are clearly on top, having won 23 and lost only 7 of the 40 games.
The last time the two teams met at Chelsea was more than a decade ago, in May 1994, as the Blues squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 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||Sat 28 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|1993/1994||Sat 07 May||Chelsea||3-2||Sheff. Utd.||PREM|
|1993/1994||Sat 27 Nov||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Chelsea||PREM|
|1992/1993||Sat 08 May||Sheff. Utd.||4 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|1992/1993||Sat 31 Oct||Chelsea||1 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||PREM|
|1991/1992||Sat 21 Mar||Chelsea||1 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||PREM|
|1991/1992||Sat 15 Feb||Chelsea||1 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Blues have rattled up an impressive 18 goals, and conceded 4.
In complete contrast to Chelsea, Sheff. Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the The Blades have hit 5 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Chelsea sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 66 points from their 29 games. Sheff. Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 31 points from 29 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Chelsea fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Blues. Home win
|Chelsea||Unbeaten in the last 25 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 12 matches.
|Sheff. Utd.||Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.