FM Preview: Chelsea v Manchester United 28 Oct 2012

Last updated : 27 October 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Chelsea v Manchester United fixture

Manchester United face a trip to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 32 of the 75 previous games, with the hosts winning just 23.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was less than a year ago, in February 2012, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 05 Feb Chelsea 3-3 Man. Utd. Premier League
2011/2012 Sun 18 Sep Man. Utd. 3 - 1 Chelsea Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 08 May Man. Utd. 2 - 1 Chelsea Premier League
2010/2011 Tue 12 Apr Man. Utd. 2 - 1 Chelsea Champions League
2010/2011 Wed 06 Apr Chelsea 0 - 1 Man. Utd. Champions League
2010/2011 Tue 01 Mar Chelsea 2 - 1 Man. Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 08 Aug Chelsea 1 - 3 Man. Utd. Charity Shield

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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 19 goals, and conceded 5.

Manchester United's away form is equally impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Red Devils, and 8 goals against.

Chelsea are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 8 games giving them a return of 22 points.

Manchester United's total of 18 points from their 8 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Chelsea 6 5 0 1 21 6 15
Manchester United 6 5 0 1 16 9 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Manchester United are certainly at their peak on the road, though your FootyMad panel sees this as a stern test, and one from which they may have to settle for a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Chelsea Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Manchester United 4 successive away victories.
15 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 16 outings ago.

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