Watford vs Chelsea: Premier League Analysis

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Watford vs Chelsea: Premier League Analysis

Date : August 27,2018
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Chelsea and Watford will both face each other in the Premier League again on the 6th of February 2018. Both teams are in very different predicaments with Chelsea trying to finish in 2nd spot and Watford to finish in the top 8. Nonetheless, come match day, both teams will need a win to achieve their objective.

Chelsea vs Watford

These sides already played in October at Stamford Bridge, with Chelsea scoring first and then having to come from behind (2-1) to defeat Watford 4-2 in a 6-goal thrilling encounter. Michy scored 2 goals to help Chelsea win the game.

Stats

Chelsea and Watford have played each other 9 times in the Premier League with Watford winning 1, Chelsea winning 6 and 2 draws. The last 5 meetings between Chelsea and Watford has ended with Chelsea winning 3 and drawing 2 games. In their last two encounters, Chelsea has managed to put 8 goals past Watford.

 

Chelsea are undefeated in their last 5 Premier League Games while Watford has just one win in their last 5 games.

Key Players

In terms of goals, Alvaro Morata is Chelsea’s leading scorer with 10 goals in the League although he has had a dip in form over the last few games. Eden Hazard is Chelsea’s second leading goal-scorer with 8 goals this season. Doucoure has 7 goals and is Watford’s leading goal-scorer this season.

 

In terms of assists, Azpilicueta and Willian lead Chelsea’s list with 6 assists apiece. Richarlison leads in assists with 4 assists for Watford this season.

Expected Result

Chelsea is favorites to win this game (expected) as indicated by odds, bookies and match experts. Chelsea should win this game 4-0, as Conte’s side will look to tear Watford apart and put the game to bed.

 

Watford: 6/1

Draw: 18/5

Chelsea: 1/2

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