Chelsea vs Crystal Palace: The stats and facts ahead of Saturday's clash

Chelsea vs Crystal Palace: The stats and facts ahead of Saturday's clash

Chelsea will host Crystal Palace on Saturday in an English Premier League match at the Stamford Bridge, hoping to bounce back to winning ways. 

The London rivals have had a good start to the season and will be looking to win away to another 'big six' team after their 3-1 success at Old Trafford against Man United. 

Ahead of the tie, here are some facts and stats to feast on. 

Head to head

  • Chelsea are seeking a sixth consecutive league victory against Crystal Palace for the first time
  • Palace’s last win against Chelsea was in October 2017 at Selhurst Park   
  • Palace last came away from Stamford Bridge with three points in April 2017, when they won 2-1 
  • Chelsea have won seven of their past nine home league games against Crystal Palace
  • None of the last 18 Premier League meetings between the clubs have finished level, with the Blues winning 14 to Palace’s four

Chelsea stats

  • Frank Lampard’s side have won seven of their past eight games in all competitions at Stamford Bridge, six with a clean sheet. Liverpool against a 10-man Blues two weeks ago was the club's only defeat in that run
  • The last London club to leave Stamford Bridge with all three points was West Ham in November last year
  • Tammy Abraham and Christian Pulisic scored in both Chelsea's Premier League encounters with Crystal Palace last season

Crystal Palace stats

  • Crystal Palace’s victory at Old Trafford two weeks ago was their second in succession away at Man Utd
  • It was their fourth away league win at one of the ‘big six’ teams since September 2017, when Roy Hodgson was appointed manager
  • The Eagles are looking to win their first two away Premier League games for the first time for five seasons
  • Palace have failed to keep an away clean sheet in the Premier League for five matches 

  • Wilfried Zaha has been involved in six goals (three goals, three assists) in his 12 Premier League matches against Chelsea 

  • Roy Hodgson’s last Premier League win at Stamford Bridge was when he was in charge of Blackburn in April 1998 

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