Chelsea

Chelsea will be back in action this weekend in yet another London derby at home against West Ham. 

Thomas Tuchel’s side suffered a surprise 4-2 defeat at home to Arsenal in mid-week, their third home loss in all competitions.

They will be eager to get back on track with a positive result against the Hammers, who beat them 3-2 in the reverse fixture.

Here are the stats ahead of the match; 

Chelsea vs West Ham United head to head

  • Chelsea have lost one of their last 15 Premier League games at home against West Ham
  • West Ham are looking to complete a league double over Chelsea for the second time in three sesasons

Chelsea stats

  • West Ham will be Chelsea’s 56th game of the season.
  • In total the Blues will play 63, which will equal their number of fixtures from 2018/19. They have only played more games in 2012/13 and 2006/07.
  • Since the start of last season, Timo Werner has scored more goals than any other Chelsea player across all competitions
  • Against Arsenal, Thiago Silva became Chelsea’s oldest outfield player in the Premier League
  • Chelsea require a maximum 14 points from their remaining eight games to secure a top-four spot
  • Thomas Tuchel’s side are looking to avoid a fourth consecutive defeat at Stamford Bridge for the first time since 1978
  • The last time the Blues lost three home league games in a row was in November 1993
  • If selected, Jorginho and Thiago Silva will make their 50th appearance of the season for club and country

West Ham United stats

  • With five games to go, West Ham are seventh, five points off the top four
  • David Moyes’ side have the ninth-best away record with 21 points on the road from their 16 games this season
  • After winning consecutive away league games at Watford and Crystal Palace on 28 December and 1 January, West Ham haven’t won on the road for five games
  • West Ham’s three consecutive away league defeats is their longest run of losses since being beaten seven times in a row between December 2019 and June 2020
  • David Moyes is looking for this first win at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on his seventeenth attempt as manager

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