Saturday fixture at Stamford Bridge – 6:30pm GMT.
Chelsea at home against Fulham – Saturday – 6:30pm GMT – Stamford Bridge.
As of today, Chelsea are in Champion’s League contention, sitting fourth in the League. Fulham will be hopeful of taking points when they visit and move up from eighteenth.
Chelsea’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 58 points this season
Chelsea come to this match on the back of a victory, having beaten West Ham United 0-1 at London Stadium.
Football is a simple game, first don’t lose, and Chelsea achieved this now in 13 of their last 14 meetings and they are looking worthy of the aspiration to qualify for Champion’s League football. They currently sit in fourth place, with a total of 58 points having won 16 games, drawn 10 fixtures, and lost seven games.
Chelsea have won seven matches, drawn six meetings, and lost three fixtures of their 16 League matches at home this season.
Chelsea will have 61 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Good atacking and defensive team
Defence begins with attack and Chelsea have defended well as a team, borne out by conceding 31 goals in their previous matches. Every player has contributed to them delivering a solid defensive display this Premier League season. This has been a good season so far for Chelsea, in terms of goals scored (51). Their stand out attacking players have been Jorginho (6), Tammy Abraham (6), and Timo Werner (6).
Thomas Tuchel could be missing up to one of their players through injury or illness for the game on Saturday.
Struggling Fulham go to Stamford Bridge on Saturday and hope for a positive result
Fulham need a positive result from this game, if they are to move their season forward. Their last match resulted in a loss to Tottenham Hotspur, before that they drew away to Crystal Palace, 0-0.
Fulham have developed a habit of drawing football matches this season, which is reflected by their position in the table. With 27 points, they currently sit eighteenth in the League having won five meetings, drawn 12 fixtures, and lost 16 matches.
Fulham’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Chelsea. In the 13 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won two fixtures, drawn seven games, and lost four fixtures.
Fulham will have 30 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Fulham’s squad has depth, but even so, Scott Parker is likely to be missing four of they key players when they start Saturday’s game.
Chelsea v Fulham Head-to-Head.
Previous encounters between these two teams have tended to favour the local team when it comes to wins. Chelsea have recorded 19 wins and 11 draws.
For Chelsea, Jorginho contributed with
six goals in 33 League matches this Premier League Season, while Bobby Reid scored
five goals in 27 League games this campaign for Fulham.
Other standout players for Chelsea are Tammy Abraham and Timo Werner with six·goals·each and for Fulham are Ademola Lookman and Ivan Cavaleiro with four goals and three goals respectively.