FM Preview: Newcastle United v Chelsea 03 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd December 2011
The game between Newcastle United and Chelsea in the Premier League on 3rd December 2011 at 12:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Newcastle United v Chelsea fixture
Newcastle United prepare to entertain Chelsea at St. James' Park at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 72 games played, Magpies have recorded 35 wins, and Chelsea have come away with 19 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James' Park was just last season, in November 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2007/2008||Mon 05 May||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 2||Chelsea||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Dec||Chelsea||2 - 1||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
Newcastle United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 5 conceded.
The Blues have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Blues, and 10 goals against.
Newcastle United's total of 26 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Chelsea's total of 25 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Newcastle United may be coming up against a decent side in Chelsea, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Magpies. Home Win
|Newcastle United||Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Chelsea||Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here