FM Preview: Chelsea v Newcastle United 25 Aug 2012

Last updated : 24 August 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Chelsea v Newcastle United fixture

Newcastle United face a trip to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge at tea-time on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 42 and win only 12 of the 75 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was less than a year ago, in May 2012, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Wed 02 May Chelsea 0-2 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 03 Dec Newcastle Utd. 0 - 3 Chelsea Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 15 May Chelsea 2 - 2 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 28 Nov Newcastle Utd. 1 - 1 Chelsea Premier League
2010/2011 Wed 22 Sep Chelsea 3 - 4 Newcastle Utd. League Cup
2008/2009 Sat 04 Apr Newcastle Utd. 0 - 2 Chelsea Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 22 Nov Chelsea 0 - 0 Newcastle Utd. 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 an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Blues, with 7 goals against.

Newcastle United have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Magpies's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Chelsea are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 2 games giving them a return of 6 points.

Newcastle United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 3 from their 1 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Chelsea 6 3 1 2 12 11 10
Newcastle United 6 3 0 3 8 10 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and we think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Blues. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Chelsea 10 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Newcastle United 14 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.

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