FootyMAD's West Bromwich Albion match preview

Last updated : 25 December 2008 By Footymad Previewer
Footymad preview
History of the Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion fixture

Chelsea are ready to welcome West Bromwich Albion to Stamford Bridge at lunchtime on Friday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 60 games played, Blues have recorded 27 wins, and West Brom. have come away with 17 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Stamford Bridge was more than three years back, in August 2005, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 15 NovWest Brom.0 - 3ChelseaPREM
2005/2006Sat 04 MarWest Brom.1 - 2ChelseaPREM
2005/2006Wed 24 AugChelsea4-0West Brom.PREM
2004/2005Tue 15 MarChelsea1 - 0West Brom.PREM
2004/2005Sat 30 OctWest Brom.1 - 4ChelseaPREM
2002/2003Sun 16 MarWest Brom.0 - 2ChelseaPREM
2002/2003Sat 26 OctChelsea2 - 0West Brom.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Chelsea have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of West Brom. is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! The Baggies have conceded 16 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Chelsea sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 38 points from their 18 games. West Brom. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 18 games have yielded only 15 points.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
West Brom.61144124

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Blues's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past West Brom.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Chelsea Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
West Brom. Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.