Chelsea pack their bags to visit Watford at Vicarage Road Stadium at tea-time on Saturday,
The previous match played between the two at Vicarage Road Stadium was more than three years back, in January 2004, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a F.A. Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 11 Nov||Chelsea||4 - 0||Watford||PREM|
|2003/2004||Wed 14 Jan||Chelsea||4 - 0||Watford||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Jan||Watford||2 - 2||Chelsea||FAC|
|1999/2000||Sat 26 Feb||Chelsea||2 - 1||Watford||PREM|
|1999/2000||Sat 18 Sep||Watford||1 - 0||Chelsea||PREM|
|1988/1989||Sat 11 Mar||Chelsea||2 - 2||Watford||CHMP|
|1988/1989||Sat 05 Nov||Watford||1 - 2||Chelsea||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Watford are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Hornets's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
The away form of Chelsea however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 4 have been let in at the wrong end.
Watford find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 30 games have yielded only 20 points. Chelsea sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 69 points from their 30 games.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Chelsea are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Watford. Away win
|Watford||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
|Chelsea||3 successive away victories.|
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.