FM Preview: Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers 13 May 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 12th May 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Chelsea take on Blackburn Rovers in a Premier League match on 13th May 2012 at 15:00.
History of the Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers fixture
Blackburn Rovers face a trip to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rovers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 28 and win only 12 of the 53 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was just last season, in January 2011, with Chelsea running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 05 Nov||Blackburn R.||0 - 1||Chelsea||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 15 Jan||Chelsea||2-0||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Blackburn R.||1 - 2||Chelsea||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 21 Mar||Blackburn R.||1 - 1||Chelsea||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Wed 02 Dec||Blackburn R.||3 - 3||Chelsea||League Cup|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Oct||Chelsea||5 - 0||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 17 May||Chelsea||2 - 0||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 5 conceded.
In complete contrast to Chelsea, Blackburn Rovers are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Rovers have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Chelsea lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 61 points from their 37 games so far.
Blackburn Rovers are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 31 points from their 37 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rovers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Chelsea. Home win
|Chelsea||7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Blackburn Rovers||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here