🔵 West Ham vs Chelsea: The stats

🔵 West Ham vs Chelsea: The stats

The English Premier League continues this weekend with one of the key fixtures a London derby at the London Stadium as West Ham host Chelsea. 

The two teams are level on points ahead of the clash, with a top-four spot up for grabs. 

Here are quick 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

Chelsea stats

  • This weekend will be the Blues' 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
  • In all competitions, Chelsea are unbeaten in their 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 their 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)
  • The Blues' goalless draw against Brighton on Tuesday was their sixth in the league this term, and equalled the most
  • Chelsea have kept 15 clean sheets in their past 20 matches in all competitions. Only Man City (17) have kept more league shutouts than Chelsea (16)
  • Chelsea’s next penalty in the Premier League will be their 150th awarded to us in the competition

West Ham stats

  • West Ham need eight points from their remaining six games to surpass their highest points tally in the Premier League of 62
  • West Ham are unbeaten in their last five home Premier League London derbies, their best such run since January 2006 to January 2007
  • 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