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PMB: Chelsea v West Ham - the numbers


There is a longer wait than usual across the weekend for Chelsea's next action but club statistician Paul Dutton begins our build-up here...


Chelsea In Numbers

Chelsea have won nine of our last 11 home matches in all competitions, with our only defeat in that time coming against Manchester United in the FA Cup fifth round.

We have not lost a home Premier League game on a Monday since December 1994 (2-3 v Man Utd), winning 11 and drawing three since then.

No side has conceded fewer home goals than Chelsea in the Premier League this season (10) and only Arsenal and Manchester United have scored more than once as a visiting side at Stamford Bridge this season.

Maurizio Sarri’s side have lost one Premier League home game so far this season (Leicester in December), and have kept seven clean sheets in our past 10 at Stamford Bridge, conceding three goals in total during this period.

The Blues have lost one of our past 19 home games in the Premier League (11 wins, seven draws).

Chelsea have won all four home Premier League London derbies this season.
 


Last six games


Premier League scorers

Hazard 14 (4 pens), Pedro 8, Loftus-Cheek 5, Morata 5, Barkley 3, Higuain 3, Kante 3, Willian 3, David Luiz 2, Giroud 2, Jorginho 2 (1 pen), Alonso 1, Azpilicueta 1, Rudiger 1, own-goals 2

League games since

A home win: 0
A home draw: 1
A home defeat: 6

 

Chelsea’s next three games

Thursday 11 April - Slavia Prague v Chelsea - Europa League

Sunday 14 April - Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League

Thursday 18 April - Chelsea v Slavia Prague - Europa League


MILESTONES

Davide Zappacosta’s next appearance will be his 50th for Chelsea in all competitions.

N’Golo Kante’s made his 100th Premier League appearance for Chelsea on Wednesday against Brighton.


WEST HAM IN NUMBERS

Formed 1895 as Thames Ironworks

Major trophies
3 FA Cups, last in 1980
1 European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1965
1 FA Charity Shield in 1964 (shared with Liverpool)

West Ham’s best season in the Premier League was in 1998/99 when they finished fifth with Harry Redknapp as manager.

The Hammers have won 15 points on the road this term in 15 games. They have won four at Everton, Newcastle, Fulham and Southampton, drawn three at Leicester, Huddersfield and Crystal Palace and lost eight at Liverpool, Arsenal, Brighton, Burnley, Bournemouth, Wolves, Manchester City and Cardiff.

Since 27 December, Manuel Pellegrini’s side have picked up one point on their travels (at Crystal Palace), losing the other five and scoring one goal (a penalty) in the Palace 1-1 draw.

West Ham have not kept a clean sheet in each of their past seven away league games.

West Ham are unbeaten in their last 17 Premier League games in which they have scored this season (12 wins, five draws) since a 1-3 loss at Arsenal in August. It is the longest current such run in the division.

After a run of eight London derby matches without a win (five draws, three defeats), West Ham have won four and drawn one of their past five in the Premier League.

Javier Hernandez has scored all 52 of his Premier League goals from inside the box. Hernandez has scored in each of his past four Premier League away games against Chelsea.

West Ham have conceded 10 goals from corners this season, the joint-highest figure along with Cardiff City.


Manager: 
Manuel Pellegrini
Days in charge: 321
Played: 37
Won: 15
Drawn: 6
Lost: 16


Manuel Pellegrini’s record v Chelsea
Won: 3
Drawn: 3
Lost: 3


 


 


Premier League scorers

Anderson 8, Arnautovic 7 (1 pen), Hernandez 7, Antonio 4, Noble 3 (3 pens), Perez 2, Rice 2, Snodgrass 2, Yarmolenko 2, Balbuena 1, Diop 1, Ogbonna 1, own-goal 1

 

WEST HAM’S LAST PREMIER LEAGUE GAME

Saturday 30 March
West Ham 0 – 2 Everton
Team 4-4-2: Fabianski; Zabaleta, Diop, Ogbonna, Cresswell (c); Snodgrass, Rice, Obiang (Antonio h/t), Lanzini; Arnautovic (Diangana 67), Perez (Hernandez h/t)
Booked: Rice (64)
Attendance: 59,988

 

League games since
An away win: 6
An away draw: 2
An away defeat: 0

OTHERWISE ENGAGED

There are no suspensions.

From this season, yellow cards count only for the competition in which they are received. The deadline for suspension for accumulating 10 bookings has passed. Players must now avoid accruing 15 cautions before the before the end of the season to escape a three-match ban.


Premier League bookings
Jorginho 7, Rudiger 7, Alonso 6, David Luiz 3, Kante 3, Morata 3, Azpilicueta 2, Hazard 2, Arrizabalaga 1, Barkley 1, Christensen 1, Fabregas 1, Giroud 1, Kovacic 1, Pedro 1, Willian 1

 

THE MAN IN THE MIDDLE

Chris Kavanagh is refereeing Chelsea for the third time this season. His others were on the opening day at Huddersfield and at home to Newcastle in January.

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