West Brom vs Chelsea: The stats and key details ahead of Hawthorns showdown

West Brom vs Chelsea: The stats and key details ahead of Hawthorns showdown

Chelsea will travel to face West Bromwich Albion on Saturday evening, their third Premier League match of the new season. 

The Blues head into the match on the back of a comfortable 6-0 win over Barnsley in the Carabao Cup and will be fired up for the clash. 

We take a look at some of the stats ahead of the clash in the Midlands. 

Head-to-head record

  • Chelsea are unbeaten against West Brom in their last six Premier League meetings, winning the last four
  • The Blues have won on their past three visits to the Hawthorns
  • The Baggies last beat Chelsea in May 2015 when Tony Pulis was their manager  
  • West Bromwich Albion have lost 18 Premier League games against Chelsea, more than they have against any other club
  • Chelsea will be aiming to keep five consecutive clean sheets against West Brom for the first time in their history

Chelsea stats

  • Frank Lampard’s side are looking to win successive away Premier League wins for the first time since beating both Tottenham and Arsenal in eight days last December
  • The Blues are unbeaten away in September for seven games in all competitions, winning six of them, since they lost 0-3 to Arsenal in 2016
  • Chelsea have scored 42 away goals in the Premier League since the start of last season. Only Man City (48) have netted more in the same period
  • Lampard’s side have kept one clean sheet on the road since the beginning of last season in the Premier League (20 games), conceding an average two goals per game
  • Chelsea have won four and lost three of their past seven away Premier League games at newly-promoted sides
  • The last three Chelsea hat-tricks have been scored by 21-year-olds – Tammy Abraham v Wolves, Christian Pulisic v Burnley and Kai Havertz v Barnsley.

West Brom stats

  • West Brom won 10 and drew 10 of their 23 home league games last season 
  • At Everton last week, West Brom conceded five Premier League goals for the first time since a 5-5 draw against Man Utd on the final day of the 2012/13 season
  • West Brom have conceded eight goals in the Premier League this season, more than any other club
  • West Brom have won one and lost five of their past eight home Premier League games
  • Since losing to Chelsea in February 2018, the Baggies have won two of their three Premier League matches against ‘Big Six’ sides  
  • At Everton last week, Kieran Gibbs was the first West Brom player to be sent off in the Premier League since Hal Robson-Kanu against Burnley in August 2017

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