FM Preview: Chelsea v Norwich City 06 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Chelsea v Norwich City fixture

Norwich City face a trip to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 25 games played, Canaries have recorded 5 wins, and Chelsea have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was just last season, in August 2011, with Chelsea running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 21 Jan Norwich City 0 - 0 Chelsea Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Chelsea 3-1 Norwich City Premier League
2006/2007 Sat 17 Feb Chelsea 4 - 0 Norwich City F.A. Cup
2004/2005 Sat 05 Mar Norwich City 1 - 3 Chelsea Premiership
2004/2005 Sat 18 Dec Chelsea 4 - 0 Norwich City Premiership
2001/2002 Wed 16 Jan Chelsea 4 - 0 Norwich City F.A. Cup
2001/2002 Sat 05 Jan Norwich City 0 - 0 Chelsea F.A. Cup

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

Recent respective form guides

Chelsea are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Blues have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 5.

In complete contrast to Chelsea, Norwich City are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Canaries have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Chelsea are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 6 games giving them a return of 16 points.

Norwich City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 3 points from their 6 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Chelsea 6 4 2 0 15 3 14
Norwich City 6 2 2 2 6 8 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Canaries 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

Team Sequences
Chelsea Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Norwich City Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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