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West Ham vs Chelsea - the stats

It is London derby day as the Blues from the west take on the Irons from the east. We continue our build-up with key facts and figures...

Chelsea vs West Ham head to head

West Ham have won three of their last five home Premier League games against Chelsea.
Chelsea haven’t won at the London Stadium since March 2017 when Antonio Conte was in charge. Goals from Eden Hazard and Diego Costa secured a 2-1 victory. Cesar Azpilicueta, Marcos Alonso and N’Golo Kante were in the starting line-up that day.

This season the Blues won the reverse fixture 3-0 at Stamford Bridge in December, with goals coming from Thiago Silva and a brace from Tammy Abraham.

Biggest league win for each team

Chelsea 6-2 West Ham 1965/66
West Ham 4-0 Chelsea 1980/81
Chelsea 0-4 West Ham 1985/86

Chelsea’s biggest win at West Ham – 4-0 in 2007/08


Last season’s corresponding fixture

Premier League, London Stadium, 01.07.20, 8.15pm

West Ham United (4-4-1-1) Fabianski; Fredericks, Diop, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Bowen (Yarmolenko 77), Soucek, Rice (c), Lanzini (Wilshere 68); Fornals (Balbuena 90+2); Antonio
Unused subs Randolph, Johnson, Anderson, Lewis, Ajeti, Xande Silva
Booked Lanzini 65, Rice 70
Scorers Soucek 45+2, Antonio 51, Yarmolenko 89
Manager David Moyes

Chelsea (4-3-3) Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta (c), Christensen, Rudiger, Alonso; Barkley (Loftus-Cheek 62), Kante, Kovacic (Mount 52); Willian, Abraham (Giroud 62), Pulisic
Unused subs Caballero, James, Zouma, Jorginho, Gilmour, Hudson-Odoi
Booked Willian 81
Scorers Willian 42 (pen), 72
Head coach Frank Lampard

Referee Martin Atkinson

Chelsea stats

This weekend will be our 50th game of the season in all competitions.
Thomas Tuchel’s side are targeting seven Premier League games without defeat on the road for the first time since a similar run between December 2015 and April 2016.
The only other Blues manager to avoid defeat in his first six away games in the competition was Luiz Felipe Scolari in 2008/09 (unbeaten in his first 10).
In all competitions, we are unbeaten in our last nine away matches. Thomas Tuchel is hoping to become the first Chelsea manager to remain unbeaten in their first 10 away games.
The Blues have lost only one of our previous seven London derbies, a 3-1 defeat against Arsenal on Boxing Day, winning five and keeping five clean sheets in that run.

Only Manchester City (23) have conceded fewer Premier League goals this season than Chelsea (31).

Our goalless draw against Brighton on Tuesday was our sixth in the league this term, and equalled the most (together with 1998/99 and 2001/02) we have had in a Premier League campaign.

Chelsea have kept 15 clean sheets in our past 20 matches in all competitions. Only Man City (17) have kept more league shutouts than Chelsea (16).

Kepa Arrizabalaga has now kept five clean sheets in a row in all competitions for the Blues.

Chelsea’s next penalty in the Premier League will be our 150th awarded to us in the competition.

Premier League scorers

Abraham 6, Jorginho 6 (6 pens), Mount 6 (1 pen), Werner 5, Zouma 5, Giroud 4, Pulisic 4, Chilwell 2, Havertz 2, Hudson-Odoi 2, Thiago Silva 2, Alonso 1, Azpilicueta 1, James 1, Ziyech 1, own goals 2.


Having equalled Kerry Dixon’s 420 career Chelsea appearances at Wembley last Saturday, Cesar Azpilicueta now has the chance to match Steve Clarke’s 421 appearances and move equal eighth with him on our all-time list.
Reece James made his 50th Premier League appearance against Brighton on Tuesday.

West Ham stats

This season’s Premier League stats (32 games)

Most appearances: Bowen 32, Soucek 32, Cresswell 31
Most goals: Lingard 9, Soucek 9, Bowen 8
Most assists: Cresswell 7, Antonio 5, Bowen 5, Coufal 5
Most clean sheets: Fabianski 9
West Ham need eight points from their remaining six games to surpass their highest points tally in the Premier League of 62, achieved in 2015/16 when Slaven Bilic was coach.
West Ham are unbeaten in their last five home Premier League London derbies, their best such run since January 2006 to January 2007 (six games).
West Ham have hit the woodwork more times than any other Premier League side this season (20).
They have scored more headed goals (12) than any other Premier League side this term.

Jesse Lingard has now scored more Premier League goals for West Ham (nine in 10 games) than he ever managed in a single season at Man Utd.

Lingard is the first player to score in five consecutive Premier League appearances for West Ham since Diafra Sakho in 2014.

West Ham have scored more own goals (four) than any other team in the Premier League this season.

The Hammers next league victory at the London Stadium will be their 10th of the season, and most in the top-flight at home since 2001/02.

David Moyes’ side has the second-best home record this season, losing only one of their last 10, with 31 points from 16 games. Only Man City with 38 have won more.

West Ham Premier League scorers

Lingard 9 (1 pen), Soucek 9, Bowen 8, Antonio 7, Dawson 3, Fornals 3, Haller 3, Diop 2, Ogbonna 2, Balbuena 1, Fredericks 1, Johnson 1, Lanzini 1, Rice 1 (pen), own goals 2

David Moyes management record v Chelsea
Won: 5
Drawn: 13
Lost: 23

West Ham’s last Premier League game

Saturday 17 April 2021
Newcastle 3 West Ham 2
Team 3-4-1-2: Fabianski; Diop, Dawson, Ogbonna; Coufal, Noble (c) (Benrahma 75), Soucek, Johnson (Fredericks 90+5); Fornals; Bowen, Lingard (Lanzini 87)
Scorers: Diop 73, Lingard 80 pen
Sent off: Dawson 36 (two yellow cards)


West Ham’s Craig Dawson is suspended.

No Chelsea players can now receive a suspension for accumulating yellow cards.

Premier League bookings list

West Ham: Soucek 6, Ogbonna 4, Antonio 3, Coufal 3, Cresswell 3, Diop 3, Fornals 3, Yarmolenko 3, Fabianski 2, Fredericks 2, Lingard 2, Masuaku 2, Rice 2, Balbuena 1, Dawson 1, Johnson 1, Lanzini 1, Noble 1.

Chelsea: Kante 6, Azpilicueta 4, Chilwell 3, James 3, Kovacic 3, Thiago Silva 3, Ziyech 3, Alonso 2, Havertz 2, Mount 2, Pulisic 2, Zouma 2, Christensen 1, Giroud 1, Jorginho 1.


Referee and VAR

Referee: Chris Kavanagh
VAR: Peter Bankes

Chris Kavanagh’s only Chelsea game this season was in the reverse fixture against West Ham at Stamford Bridge in December.