Chelsea v Arsenal Match Preview – Gunners hoping to take advantage of Blues’ home struggles

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The task of facing Chelsea in a football game at Stamford Bridge once used to be the most difficult away fixture in the Barclays Premier League and it was extremely rare for the travelling clubs to come away with their pride intact, let alone any points.

The Blues famously enjoyed an extraordinary run of 86 matches (or four years) unbeaten at home in the league between February 2004 and October 2008 before a then Rafa Benitez-led Liverpool ended that run through a deflected Xabi Alonso-strike.

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