FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea 30 Oct 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 29th October 2010
The game between Blackburn Rovers and Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday, 30th October 2010 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Blackburn R. prepare to entertain Chelsea at Ewood Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 55 games played, Rovers have recorded 23 wins, and Chelsea have come away with 16 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ewood Park was less than a year ago, in March 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline 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:|
|2009/2010||Sun 21 Mar||Blackburn R.||1-1||Chelsea||PREM|
|2009/2010||Wed 02 Dec||Blackburn R.||3 - 3||Chelsea||LGEC|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Oct||Chelsea||5 - 0||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 17 May||Chelsea||2 - 0||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 09 Nov||Blackburn R.||0 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 23 Dec||Blackburn R.||0 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Sep||Chelsea||0 - 0||Blackburn R.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Blackburn Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 5 conceded.
The Blues have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Blues scoring 15 and conceding 3.
Blackburn R. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 9 matches. Chelsea are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 22 points from the 9 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 ...
Rovers are in quite good form at home, but the FootyMad team thinks on this occasion, Chelsea will prove too strong and win this game comfortably. Away win
|Blackburn R.||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Chelsea||6 games since last defeat.|