Match Facts (Pre-Sunderland)

Posted: January 14, 2012 by GaryCRobertson in Chelsea, England, English Premier League, facts, pre-match, stats

Here are some stats and facts ahead of our game against Sunderland:

Chelsea have won two of their last six home Premier League games (won 2, drawn 1, lost 3).

Chelsea have won 13 out of the last 14 Premier League clashes against Sunderland (won 13, lost 1).

There have been five 90th minute+ goals in the last six Premier League games between Chelsea and Sunderland.

Chelsea are the only team who have not conceded a goal from a corner this season.

There have been 35 goals scored across the last seven meetings involving Chelsea and Sunderland, with 3+ goals in each of those matches.

Chelsea have lost only one of their last eight Premier League games (won 4, drawn 3, lost 1).

Chelsea have kept one clean sheet in their last 12 Premier League games at Stamford Bridge.

Sunderland have earned more points (13) since Martin O’Neill took over in six Premier League games than they managed in the 14 games before he took over this season (11).

Martin O’Neill has only won three Premier League games as a manager against Chelsea (won 3, drawn 6, lost 7).

Referee Phil Dowd has given more penalties away than any other referee in the Premier League this season (7).

@GaryCRobertson

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