Chelsea prepare to entertain Wigan Athletic at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon,
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was just last season, in December 2005, the Blues carving out a narrow 1-0 victory 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 23 Dec||Wigan Ath.||2 - 3||Chelsea||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Dec||Chelsea||1-0||Wigan Ath.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sun 14 Aug||Wigan Ath.||0 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
|1984/1985||Sat 26 Jan||Wigan Ath.||0 - 5||Chelsea||FAC|
|1984/1985||Sat 05 Jan||Chelsea||2 - 2||Wigan Ath.||FAC|
|1981/1982||Wed 11 Nov||Wigan Ath.||4 - 2||Chelsea||LGEC|
|1979/1980||Mon 14 Jan||Chelsea||0 - 1||Wigan Ath.||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Blues, with 6 goals against.
Wigan Ath. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Latics's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Chelsea sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 48 points from their 22 games. Wigan Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 21 matches.
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 ...
The match against Wigan Ath. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Blues in a close run game. Home Win
|Chelsea||Unbeaten in the last 16 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 12 matches.
|Wigan Ath.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 6 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.