Fulham vs Chelsea: Preview and Prediction
Chelsea travel to Fulham this Saturday in a top vs bottom clash at Craven Cottage, with the latest edition of this particular London derby holding real significance to both sides.
The Blues are currently top of the Premier League, only one point ahead of Arsenal, and three ahead of Manchester City. From here on out, Jose Mourinho’s side need to win, and win well.
City’s superior goal-difference could be key in this tight title race, and with only 11 games left, it all may go right down to the wire. Fancy a flutter on the Blues? Bet with this Stan James Promo Code and let your predictions give you something even more to smile about! Their last Premier League outing saw John Terry grab a last grasp winner at Stamford Bridge against a robust Everton side.
The captain’s late intervention ensured the Blues stay top of the pile, but now they must keep it up with further victories, something they failed to do on Wednesday night in the 1-1 draw with Galatasaray in the Champions League.
Fulham meanwhile, occupy the bottom spot in the league, and new boss Felix Magath is under immediate pressure to turn the struggling Cottagers’ fortunes around.
A late goal from Matej Vydra denied Magath a debut win as Fulham manager, but the German is completely confident of beating the drop this season, considering the squad he has available.
Fulham are in alarmingly poor form however, and they will have to produce quite a performance to get the better of their London rivals on Saturday.
Fulham – LLLDLD
Chelsea – WDWWDW
Soccerlens’ Prediction – 0-2
We are going with Chelsea for the win here. Considering Fulham’s horrific form of late, it would take a monumental effort to topple their esteemed rivals on Saturday, but Magath may well push for the draw from the outset.
Teams have been successful in keeping Chelsea out this season, home and away, so it is not beyond the realms of possibility that Fulham could make things difficult for Mourinho’s men.
But, while it may take time to break them down, we expect the Blues to come through in the end, and push on in the title race with three more points in the bag.
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