FootyMAD's West Ham United match preview

Last updated : 13 December 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Chelsea v West Ham United fixture

Chelsea prepare to entertain West Ham United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Blues are clearly on top, winning 53.33% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was just last season, in December 2007, the Blues carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 01 MarWest Ham Utd.0 - 4ChelseaPREM
2007/2008Sat 01 DecChelsea1-0West Ham Utd.PREM
2006/2007Wed 18 AprWest Ham Utd.1 - 4ChelseaPREM
2006/2007Sat 18 NovChelsea1 - 0West Ham Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sun 09 AprChelsea4 - 1West Ham Utd.PREM
2005/2006Mon 02 JanWest Ham Utd.1 - 3ChelseaPREM
2004/2005Wed 27 OctChelsea1 - 0West Ham Utd.LGEC

Recent respective form guides

Chelsea are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 5 conceded.

West Ham Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Chelsea sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 36 points from their 16 games. West Ham Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 16 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Chelsea are not exactly setting the world alight at Stamford Bridge at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past West Ham Utd. in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Chelsea Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
West Ham Utd. Undefeated in last 3 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.