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Chelsea vs Tottenham - the stats

The Premier League weekend starts with a crucial London derby, and our preview begins here with all the facts and figures you need to know ahead of the game...  

Chelsea vs Tottenham head to head record

Chelsea have won more Premier League matches against Tottenham (29) than we have against any other team in the competition.

Chelsea have only lost one (in April 2018) of our last 33 home games against Tottenham in all competitions (21 wins, 11 draws).

In the reverse fixture at Tottenham’s new stadium just before Christmas, Frank Lampard’s side won 2-0 with two first-half Willian goals, one a penalty.

The Blues are looking to achieve a league double against Tottenham for the first time since 2005/06.

Tottenham have conceded more Premier League goals against Chelsea than they have against any other team in the competition’s history (100).

Biggest league win for each team

Tottenham 5-0 Chelsea 1920/21
Tottenham 1-6 Chelsea 1997/98

Chelsea’s biggest league win at home is 4-0 in 2001/02 and 2013/14
Tottenham’s biggest win at Stamford Bridge is 4-0 in 1920/21 and 1933/34

Last season's corresponding game

Premier League, Stamford Bridge, 27.02.19, 8pm

Chelsea (4-3-3) Caballero; Azpilicueta (c), Rudiger, David Luiz, Alonso; Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic (Loftus-Cheek 77); Pedro, Higuain (Giroud 83), Hazard (Willian 59).
Unused subs Arrizabalaga, Christensen, Barkley, Hudson-Odoi.
Head coach Maurizio Sarri
Booked David Luiz 90+3
Scorers Pedro 57, Trippier own goal 84

Tottenham Hotspur (4-2-3-1) Lloris (c); Trippier, Sanchez, Alderweireld, Davies; Sissoko (Rose 84), Winks; Lamela (Llorente 70), Eriksen, Son (Moura 80); Kane
Unused subs Gazzaniga, Aurier, Foyth, Wanyama.
Manager Mauricio Pochettino
Booked Kane 90+3

Referee Andre Marriner
Attendance 40,542

Chelsea stats

The Blues are searching for our first Premier League win in five games.

Chelsea have won more points in Premier League London derby matches than any other team, with picking up 458 points.

Chelsea have had the fourth-most shots (excluding blocked shots) in the Premier League (286) in 2019/20. Over 50 per cent have been on target.

Premier League shots on target (145)
Abraham 32, Mount 21, Pulisic 17, Willian 14, Emerson 7, Barkley 6, Kante 6, Pedro 6, Azpilicueta 5, Hudson-Odoi 4, Jorginho 4, Kovacic 4, Zouma 4, Alonso 3, Rudiger 3, Tomori 3, Batshuayi 2, Giroud 2, Christensen 1, James 1

11 of our 36 goals we have conceded in the Premier League have come in the final 15 minutes.

Premier League scorers (43)

Abraham 13, Mount 5, Pulisic 5, Jorginho 4 (3 pens), Willian 4 (1 pen), Kante 3, Azpilicueta 2, Rudiger 2, Alonso 1, Batshuayi 1, Hudson-Odoi 1, Kovacic 1, Tomori 1


If selected, Andreas Christensen will make his 50th Premier League appearance and Kurt Zouma will make his 50th start in the Premier League for Chelsea.


Tottenham stats

This season’s Premier League stats

Most starts: Alderweireld 25, Aurier 21, Kane 20, Son 20
Most goals: Kane 11, Son 9, Alli 7
Most assists: Son 7, Aurier 4, Alli 3
Most clean sheets: Gazzaniga 2, Lloris 2

Tottenham have won 12 points from losing positions and lost 12 points from winning positions in the Premier League this term.

Twenty of Tottenham's 43 Premier League goals this season have been scored by injured duo Harry Kane (11) and Son Heung-Min (9).

Spurs are looking to register back-to-back Premier League away wins for the first time for over a year.

Only Arsene Wenger (106) and Harry Redknapp (39) have won more Premier League London derbies as managers than Tottenham’s Jose Mourinho (37).

Tottenham have won 14 points away this term from a possible 39:
Man City D 2-2
Arsenal D 2-2
Leicester L 1-2
Brighton L 0-3
Liverpool L 1-2
Everton D 1-1
West Ham W 3-2
Man Utd L 1-2
Wolves W 2-1
Norwich D 2-2
Southampton L 0-1
Watford D 0-0
Aston Villa W 3-2

Son attempted six shots on target against Villa, the joint-most by a player in a Premier League game this season. He is the first Asian player to hit 50 Premier League goals.

Without the injured Kane and Son on Wednesday against Leipzig, Jose Mourinho started with a 4-4-2 shape – Lloris; Aurier, Sanchez, Alderweireld, Davies; Fernandes, Lo Celso, Winks, Bergwijn; Moura, Alli

Jose Mourinho’s record v Chelsea
Won: 4
Drawn: 1
Lost: 5

Premier League scorers 

Kane 11 (1 pen), Son 9, Alli 7, Moura 4, Eriksen 2, Lamela 2, Ndombele 2, Sissoko 2, Alderweireld 1, Bergwijn 1, Vertonghen 1, own goal 1

Tottenham's last Premier League game

Sunday 16 February
Aston Villa 2 Tottenham 3
Team 4-2-3-1: Lloris (c); Aurier, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Davies; Dier (Lo Celso 60), Winks; Moura, Alli (Gedson 83), Bergwijn (Vertonghen 90+6); Son
Scorers: Alderweireld 27, Son 45+2, 90+4

Tottenham's major January transfer moves

Steven Bergwijn - PSV Eindhoven
Gedson Fernandes - Benfica, loan
Giovani Lo Celso - Real Betis

Christian Eriksen - Inter Milan
Danny Rose - Newcastle, loan
Kyle Walker-Peters - Southampton, loan


There are no suspensions. Jorginho is one yellow card away from a two-match suspension.

In the Premier League, the deadline for suspension for accumulating five bookings has passed. Players must now avoid accruing 10 cautions before the 32nd game to escape a two-match ban.

Premier League bookings list

Chelsea (49) Jorginho 9, Kovacic 7, Zouma 4, Alonso 3, Christensen 3, Emerson 3, Kante 3, Mount 3, Rudiger 3, Tomori 3, Willian 3, Abraham 2, Hudson-Odoi 1, James 1, Pedro 1

Tottenham (54) Sissoko 6, Winks 6, Eriksen 5, Rose 5, Alderweireld 4, Dier 4, Sanchez 4, Alli 2, Kane 2, Lamela 2, Lo Celso 2, Ndombele 2, Moura 2, Vertonghen 2, Aurier 1, Davies 1, Foyth 1, Gazzaniga 1, Tanganga 1, Wanyama 1


Referee and VAR

Referee: Michael Oliver
VAR: David Coote

It’s just under four months since Michael Oliver last officiated a Chelsea game. His two Blues matches this season were at home to Liverpool in September and away at Burnley in October.

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