FootyMAD's Chelsea match preview

Last updated : 10 May 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Bolton Wdrs. face a trip to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Trotters will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 26 and win only 12 of the 51 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in April 2007, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sun 07 OctBolton Wdrs.0 - 1ChelseaPREM
2006/2007Sat 28 AprChelsea2 - 2Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2006/2007Wed 29 NovBolton Wdrs.0 - 1ChelseaPREM
2005/2006Sat 15 AprBolton Wdrs.0 - 2ChelseaPREM
2005/2006Sat 15 OctChelsea5 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2004/2005Sat 30 AprBolton Wdrs.0 - 2ChelseaPREM
2004/2005Sat 20 NovChelsea2 - 2Bolton Wdrs.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Chelsea are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, 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, Bolton Wdrs. are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Trotters have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Chelsea sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 84 points from their 37 games. Bolton Wdrs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 36 points from 37 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 ...

The Trotters 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

Sequence statistics:
Chelsea Unbeaten in the last 52 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Bolton Wdrs. 5 games since last defeat.