It has been 12 days since the world saw the last game in the prestigious English Premier league. With every players returning to their clubs after a competitive international break, two premier league struggle rs will be facing each other in the famous London based stadium (i.e Stamford Bridge) tomorrow.
Chelsea as so far been able to gather 8 points in 8 games, in a season that has turned out to produce their worst start in almost 40 years. Mourinho men suffered their 4th loss of the season in 3-1 shameful defeat at home to Southampton. Chelsea will however be looking to restore a broken bridge as they host Aston Villa on the famous ground.
Aston villa sits in the red zone after savaging only 4 points in 8 games. The Sherwood led side will be going in to this game at the back of a 1-0 loss at home to stoke city on match day 8.
The encounter between this two side in times past had produced great result and battles, with the famous of them all been the 4-4 draw at Stamford bridge in 2006/2007 season
Aston Villa is still yet to get the maximum point in their last 5 league games. However in all competition, the Villa Park team can boast of just 1 victory in their last 5 games.
Chelsea League form is horrible compared to their tittle “defending Champions”. The blues last 3 games started with a fight to the finish draw with Newcastle and ended with a 3-1 loss at home to Southampton.
Mourinho’s men are on a 3 match winless streak and sit at 6th position in the Premier League table; 10 points adrift of league leaders
Aston Villa vs Chelsea – Head to Head
In the last 5 battle between the sides, Chelsea had won 4 of them and lost once.
Aston Villa’s last win over Chelsea came at Villa Park in March 2014 when a late goal by Fabian Delph help them get better off a 9 men Blues.
The defending champions have been very disappointing since the beginning of the season. Mourinho will be looking for a starting point to rejuvenate their pride and push the side up.
Aston Villa on the hand, have a drop zone to avoid, with clubs like Watford, Norwich City and Bournemouth playing like more experienced teams of the league than them.
The International break was resting period for both the sides and handful of Villa players weren’t involved in the international games, which will give the fans an opportunity to see a list of more relaxed players ready to battle for points at the Bridge.