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Chelsea vs Norwich head to head
Chelsea are unbeaten in 16 matches in all competitions against Norwich winning 11 and drawing five.In the Premier League we have won nine and drawn two since our last defeat against Norwich, at Carrow Road in December 1994 when Jamie Cureton and a brace from Ashley Ward secured a 3-0 victory against Glenn Hoddle’s Blues.The last occasion Norwich won at the Bridge was in October 1993 when Ruel Fox and Chris Sutton scored midway through each half. Gavin Peacock reduced the deficit late on from a Steve Clarke cross-header.Since Norwich were last here for a league game in 2015, we have met in the third round of the FA Cup in 2017/18. Chelsea progressed on penalties after a replay at the Bridge.
Our meeting at Carrow Road back in August was a 3-2 win for the Blues. Goals were scored by Tammy Abraham (3), Todd Cantwell (6), Mason Mount (17), Teemu Pukki (30) and Tammy Abraham (68).
Biggest league win for each team
Norwich 4-1 Chelsea - 1962/63Chelsea 4-0 Norwich - 2004/05Norwich’s biggest win at Stamford Bridge is 3-0 in 1991/92
Last league meeting at Stamford Bridge
CHELSEA 1 NORWICH CITY 0Premier League, 21.11.15, 3pm
Chelsea (4-2-3-1): Begovic; Ivanovic, Zouma, Terry (c), Kenedy; Fabregas, Matic; Willian (Ramires 86), Hazard (Azpilicueta 90), Pedro (Oscar 83); Diego Costa.Unused subs: Blackman, Cahill, Traore, Remy.Manager: Jose Mourinho.Booked: WillianScorer: Diego Costa 64
Norwich City (4-4-2): Ruddy; Wisdom, R Bennett, Bassong, Olsson; Howson (Hoolahan 72), O'Neil (c), Mulumbu (Dorrans 72), Brady; Mbokani (Jerome 72),Redmond.Unused subs: Rudd, Whittaker, Lafferty, Odjidja.Manager: Alex Neil.Booked: Mulumbu, O’Neill, Bassong, Olsson
Referee: Craig PawsonAttendance: 41,582
Chelsea are aiming to win five consecutive home Premier League games for the first time since October-December 2017 when we achieved seven in a row when Antonio Conte was in charge.Eleven players (out of a total of 27) who have come through our Academy have played in the Premier League for Chelsea this season. Mason Mount 30+5 appearances, Tammy Abraham 25+6, Andreas Christensen 21, Fikayo Tomori 15, Reece James 14+7, Callum Hudson-Odoi 7+12, Billy Gilmour 2+4, Ruben Loftus-Cheek 1+4, Tino Anjorin 0+1, Armando Broja 0+1 and Tariq Lamptey (now Brighton) 0+1.Our game at Bramall Lane was played a year and a day after our first pre-season game against Bohemians in Dublin.
Chelsea have lost 11 Premier League games this season, at least two more than any other team currently in the top-eight of the division and the most in a season since 2015/16 (12).After a run of eight consecutive Premier League matches scoring at least two goals in each match, on Saturday Chelsea failed to score for the first time since losing 2-0 to Man Utd in February.Olivier Giroud has scored four goals in his last five starts in the Premier League.
Willian has scored in each of our past four games at Stamford Bridge in all competitions.
Premier League scorers
Abraham 14, Willian 9 (4 pens), Pulisic 8, Mount 6, Giroud 5, Alonso 4, Jorginho 4 (3 pens), Kante 3, Azpilicueta 2, Rudiger 2, Barkley 1, Batshuayi 1, Hudson-Odoi 1, Kovacic 1, Pedro 1, Tomori 1
Frank Lampard takes charge of a Blues team for the 50th occasion. He has a 53 per cent win rate.Having equalled Didier Drogba’s 381 appearances for the club, Cesar Azpilicueta is set to become our outright second-highest overseas appearance maker behind Petr Cech (494).
Against Sheffield United, Andreas Christensen made his 50th start in the Premier League and Ross Barkley started a Chelsea game for the 50th time in all competitions.
This season’s Premier League statsMost appearances: Buendia 34, Cantwell 34, McLean 34, Pukki 34Most goals: Pukki 11, Cantwell 6, eight on oneMost assists: Buendia 7, Pukki 3, Cantwell 2, Hernandez 2Most clean sheets: Krul 5
Norwich have been relegated from the Premier League for a record fifth time.The Canaries are the only side in Europe’s top five leagues yet to claim a point from a losing position this term.Norwich have lost a club-record 24 top-flight league games this season.
Daniel Farke’s side have lost seven consecutive league matches for the first time since May 1995, when they also lost seven in a row in the Premier League.Norwich have failed to score in more games than any other Premier League side this season (17) as well as drawing a blank in a league-high 11 away games.The Canaries have conceded 17 goals from set-piece situations in the Premier League this season (excluding penalties), more than any other side.The Canaries have the worst away record this season in the top-flight losing 13 of their 17 away games, drawing three and winning one, at Goodison Park against Everton. They have scored seven goals in these games.
Daniel Farke’s managerial record against Chelsea
Won 0Drawn 2Lost 1
Premier League scorers
Pukki 11, Cantwell 6, Buendia 1, Drmic 1, Hernandez 1, Lewis 1, McLean 1, Srbeny 1, Tetty 1, Vrancic 1, own-goal 1
Norwich's last Premier League game
Saturday 11 JulyNorwich City 0 West Ham 4Team 4-2-3-1: Krul; Aarons, Godfrey, Klose, Lewis; Tettey (c), Vrancic (McLean 78); Buendia (Rupp 70), Stiepermann (Cantwell 69), Hernandez (Martin 70); Pukki (Idah 69).Booked: Stiepermann
There are no suspensions.
In the Premier League, the deadline for suspension for accumulating five and 10 bookings has passed. Players must now avoid accruing 15 cautions before the end of the season to escape a three-match ban.
Premier League bookings list
Chelsea: Jorginho 10, Kovacic 7, Christensen 5, Zouma 5, Alonso 4, Kanté 4, Willian 4, Emerson 3, Mount 3, Rudiger 3, Tomori 3, Abraham 2, Hudson-Odoi 1, James 1, Pedro 1
Norwich: Aarons 7, Stiepermann 6, Buendia 5, Cantwell 5, McLean 5, Tetty 5, Byram 4, Hanley 4, Krul 4, Lewis 4, Godfrey 3, Pukki 3, Vrancic 3, Trybull 2, Zimmermann 2, Amadou 1, Leitner 1, Rupp 1
Referee and VAR
Referee: Jon MossVAR: Martin Atkinson
This will be Jon Moss’ first Chelsea game since our 0-2 home defeat to Southampton on Boxing Day. His only other Blues game this season was another home defeat, this time to West Ham in November.
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