• Chelsea have equalled the record for the most wins in a single Premier League season (29, also achieved by the Blues in 04/05 and 05/06).

    Source: @OptaJoe : Data correct as at 2017-05-15

Statistical Preview: Chelsea Vs Middlesbrough

Article published on 2016-11-19 by ChelseaStats in Statistical Previews.

Statistical Preview - ChelseaStats

Chelsea face Middlesbrough for the 115th time in all competitions, The Blues have won 54 (47.37%), drawn 29 (25.44%) and lost 31 (27.19%) of the previous 114 matches.

Chelsea have scored 173 goals against Middlesbrough, averaging 1.52 goals per game (gpg) and have conceded 126 times (1.11 gpg). The Blues have kept 48 (42.11%) clean sheets and have failed to score 26 (22.81%) times.

The Pensioners have won 14 (25.00%), drawn 16 (28.57%) and lost 26 (46.43%) of the 56 games played Away from home. Chelsea have scored 64 goals against Middlesbrough Away from home, averaging 1.14 goals per game, The Blues have conceded 87 times, averaging 1.55 goals per game. Chelsea have kept 17 (30.36%) clean sheets and have failed to score on 20 (35.71%) occasions.

In the Premier League Chelsea have won 17 (60.71%), drawn 6 (21.43%) and lost 5 (17.86%) of the 28 games played against Middlesbrough. Chelsea have scored 42 goals in the competition (1.50 gpg) and have conceded 15 times (0.54 gpg). The Blues have kept 18 (64.29%) clean sheets and have failed to score on 7 (25.00%) occasions.

Key Chelsea Stat

The Blues have been beaten just twice in their last 17 Premier League games against Boro, with both losses in 2006 (W12 D3).

Away from home, in the Premier League Chelsea have won 6 (42.86%), drawn 3 (21.43%) and lost 5 (35.71%) of the 14 games played against Middlesbrough. Chelsea have scored 15 goals (1.07 gpg) and have conceded 11 times (0.79 gpg). The Blues have kept 7 (50.00%) clean sheets and have failed to score on 6 (42.86%) occasions.

Compared to in the Premier League as a whole where Chelsea have won 494 (52.83%), drawn 239 (25.56%) and lost 202 (21.60%). Chelsea have scored 1586 goals in the competition (1.70 gpg), The Blues have conceded 901 times (0.96 gpg). The Blues have kept 378 (40.43%) clean sheets and have failed to score in 175 (18.72%) attempts.

The Blues have won 8 (80.00%), drawn 0 (0.00%) and lost 2 (20.00%) of the previous 10 matches. Chelsea have scored 19 goals against Middlesbrough (1.90 gpg), The Blues have conceded 5 times (0.50 gpg). The Blues have kept 8 (80.00%) clean sheets and have failed to score 1 (10.00%) times.

The most common scoreline between the sides is 1-0 with 14 occurrences, the next most common is 2-0 with 13.

F A Total Percentage
1 0 14 12.281
2 0 13 11.404
1 1 12 10.526
0 0 11 9.649
2 1 9 7.895
1 2 8 7.018
0 2 6 5.263
2 2 5 4.386
0 1 5 4.386
3 0 4 3.509
5 0 3 2.632
4 0 3 2.632
3 2 3 2.632
2 3 3 2.632
0 3 3 2.632
4 2 2 1.754
1 3 2 1.754
5 4 1 0.877
4 1 1 0.877
3 4 1 0.877
3 3 1 0.877
3 1 1 0.877
2 7 1 0.877
1 4 1 0.877
0 4 1 0.877

In the last 10 games Chelsea have won 4 games by 2-0 scoreline, the next most common is 1-0 with 2.

F A Total Percentage
2 0 4 40.000
1 0 2 20.000
5 0 1 10.000
3 0 1 10.000
1 2 1 10.000
0 3 1 10.000

The Referee assigned to the game is Jonathan Moss. Chelsea have won 9 (69.23%), drawn 1 (7.69%) and lost 3 (23.08%) of the 13 games played with Jonathan Moss as the official. Chelsea have scored 33 goals (2.54 gpg) and have conceded 16 times (1.23 gpg). The Blues have kept 4 (30.77%) clean sheets and have failed to score in 0 (0.00%) attempts with this official in charge.

Chelsea have won 4 (80.00%), drawn 0 (0.00%) and lost 1 (20.00%) of the last 5 games played with Jonathan Moss at the whistle. Chelsea have scored 11 goals, averaging 2.20 goals per game and have conceded 5 times (1.00 gpg). The Blues have kept 1 (20.00%) clean sheets and have failed to score in 0 (0.00%) attempts in games with this official.

Jonathan Moss has given Chelsea 14 cautions and sent off 1 whilst awarding 0 penalties against us. He has yellow carded 17 and sent off 1 of the opposition and awarded us 2 pens in the last 5 games he has officiated.

Key Referee Stat

Chelsea have won three and lost three of our Premier League away games officiated by Moss. The wins include scoring 5 at Swansea and 6 at Everton. 

Antonio Conte has won 10, drawn 1 and lost 3 of his 14 games in charge at the club

Managerial record

W D L F A CS FS Total
10 1 3 34 15 6 1 14

Middlesbrough have lost their last five Premier League games against Chelsea, failing to score in each match.

  • If Chelsea win this game without conceding, it will be the 10th time a Premier League club has won 6 consecutive games without shipping a goal – Chelsea will have been responsible for half of those.
  • Eden Hazard is set to make 150th Premier League appearance in this game – he has 48 goals and 31 assists in his 149 league games for Chelsea.
  • Hazard would be the sixth Chelsea player to score 50 Premier League goals if he scores twice more.

Key Opposition Stat

Middlesbrough are looking to win successive home Premier League games for the first time since August 2008.

Only two teams have collected fewer home points in the Premier League this season than Middlesbrough (4) – Swansea (2) and Sunderland (1).

Goals for and against by 15 minutes

Premier league goals grouped into 15 minute blocks this season, blocks 30-45 and 75-90 include stoppage time

Minute Group F A
0-14 4 2
15-29 2 3
30-45 2 3
46-59 2 3
60-74 5 2
75-90 6 1

Five of Middlesbrough’s last seven Premier League goals have come from crosses.

Diego Costa has been involved in more Premier League goals than any other player this season (12, nine goals and three assists).

Headline Boro Stats

Statistic Value
Games Won 2
Games Drawn 5
Games Lost 4
Goals For 10
Goals Against 12
Clean Sheets 3
Points 11

Advanced Boro Stats

Statistic Value
Points per Game 1.000
Goals For per Game 0.909
Goals Against per Game 1.091
Goals Ratio 0.455
Total Shots Ratio 0.382
Shots on Target Ratio 0.408
Scoring Percentage 10.309
Save Percentage 92.357
PDO 102.666

Records When Scoring First

Over the last 102 Premier League matches in which a team has scored the game’s first goal, that team that has gone on to win 71, draw 21 and lose 10 times.

Team PLD W D L FS CS BTTS F A GD PPG PTS
Chelsea 8 7 1 0 0 6 2 23 3 20 2.750 22
Boro 5 2 2 1 0 1 4 7 6 1 1.600 8

Records When Conceding First

Team PLD W D L FS CS BTTS F A GD PPG PTS
Chelsea 3 1 0 2 1 0 2 3 6 -3 1.000 3
Boro 4 0 1 3 1 0 3 3 6 -3 0.250 1

Records When Winning at HT

Over the last 65 Premier League games, in which a team has been winning at the interval, that team has gone on to win 49, draw 13 and lose 3 times.

Team PLD W D L FS CS BTTS F A GD PPG PTS
Chelsea 6 5 1 0 0 5 1 19 2 17 2.667 16
Boro 3 2 1 0 0 1 2 5 2 3 2.333 7

Records When Losing at HT

Team PLD W D L FS CS BTTS F A GD PPG PTS
Boro 3 0 1 2 0 0 3 3 6 -3 0.333 1
Chelsea 2 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 5 -4 0.000 0

Potential Milestones

Premier League milestones achievable in this game are listed below, they relate to results by certain scorelines or counts of clean sheets etc by team or as a league total.

Location Team Key Total
H League Wide Total wins by a 2-0 score 774
H Boro Lost 1-0 24
H Boro Won 1-0 24
H Boro Scored three 24