Chelsea Match Preview

Last updated : 13 October 2003 By Footymad Previewer

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History of the Birmingham City v Chelsea fixture

Blues prepare to entertain Chelsea at St. Andrew's on Tuesday evening, looking to improve on a record that as seen them lose the last three meetings at St. Andrew's.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Andrew's was less than a year ago, in February 2003, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Premiership match .. view report

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 08 FebBirmingham1 - 3ChelseaPREM
2002/2003Sat 09 NovChelsea3 - 0BirminghamPREM
1988/1989Tue 04 AprChelsea3 - 1BirminghamDIV2
1988/1989Fri 16 DecBirmingham1 - 4ChelseaDIV2
1985/1986Sat 21 DecBirmingham1 - 2ChelseaDIV1
1985/1986Sat 24 AugChelsea2 - 0BirminghamDIV1
1979/1980Tue 11 MarBirmingham5 - 1ChelseaDIV2

Recent respective form guides

Blues are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Blues, with 6 goals against.

Chelsea's away form is equally impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen Chelsea pummel 12 goals, and let in 3.

Blues find themselves in a respectable 5th position in the Premier League table, courtesy of the 14 points they have accumulated from 7 games. Chelsea sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 19 points from their 7 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

Prediction ...

Blues are performing very well at home, but we reckon that the current form of Chelsea will be at least a match for the homesters. Score Draw.

Sequence statistics:
BirminghamUnbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Chelsea5 successive away victories.
10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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