FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea 30 Oct 2010

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History of the Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea fixture

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.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sun 21 MarBlackburn R.1-1ChelseaPREM
2009/2010Wed 02 DecBlackburn R.3 - 3ChelseaLGEC
2009/2010Sat 24 OctChelsea5 - 0Blackburn R.PREM
2008/2009Sun 17 MayChelsea2 - 0Blackburn R.PREM
2008/2009Sun 09 NovBlackburn R.0 - 2ChelseaPREM
2007/2008Sun 23 DecBlackburn R.0 - 1ChelseaPREM
2007/2008Sat 15 SepChelsea0 - 0Blackburn 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.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.