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Last updated : 08 February 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Chelsea v Hull City fixture

Hull City travel to take on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The The Tigers have lost on no less than 13 of the 17 visits.

The last time the two teams met at Chelsea was well over fifteen years ago, back in February 1989, the Blues carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Second Division match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Wed 29 OctHull City0 - 3ChelseaPREM
2007/2008Wed 26 SepHull City0 - 4ChelseaLGEC
1999/2000Sat 11 DecHull City1 - 6ChelseaFAC
1991/1992Sat 04 JanHull City0 - 2ChelseaFAC
1988/1989Tue 28 FebChelsea2 - 1Hull CityCHMP
1988/1989Tue 25 OctHull City3 - 0ChelseaCHMP
1981/1982Thu 21 JanHull City0 - 2ChelseaFAC

Recent respective form guides

Chelsea 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 11 goals for the Blues, with 4 goals against.

In complete contrast to Chelsea, Hull City are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Tigers have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Chelsea sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 48 points from their 24 games. Hull City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 28 points from their 24 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Blues, as the The Tigers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
ChelseaWon 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Hull City5 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.