FootyMAD's West Bromwich Albion match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 14th November 2008
The game between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday, 15th November 2008 at 17:30 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Chelsea pack their bags to visit West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns at tea-time on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 59 games played, Blues have recorded 20 wins, and West Brom. have come away with 23 victories.
The previous match played between the two at The Hawthorns was within the last three years, in March 2006, with Chelsea inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the The Baggies in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 04 Mar||West Brom.||1 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|2005/2006||Wed 24 Aug||Chelsea||4 - 0||West Brom.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Tue 15 Mar||Chelsea||1 - 0||West Brom.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Oct||West Brom.||1 - 4||Chelsea||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sun 16 Mar||West Brom.||0 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 26 Oct||Chelsea||2 - 0||West Brom.||PREM|
|1996/1997||Sat 04 Jan||Chelsea||3 - 0||West Brom.||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
West Bromwich Albion have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While The Baggies have scored 8, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Chelsea however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Blues pummel 13 goals, and let in 3.
West Brom. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 12 games have yielded only 11 points. Chelsea are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 29 points from the 12 games played.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|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 West Brom.. Away win
|West Brom.||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Chelsea||5 games since last away draw.|
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