• 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

The Best Opta Stats and Facts from Saturday’s Premier League Football

Article published on 2016-11-28 by ChelseaStats in Stats of the Day.

Chelsea have now won 26 games against Tottenham in the Premier League; their most against one side in the competition’s history.

Tottenham have won none of their last 30 visits to Stamford Bridge in all comps (D11 L19), since a 2-1 win in February 1990.

The defeat marks Spurs’ first loss of the current Premier League season, ending a run of 12 unbeaten to begin the campaign.

Diego Costa has been involved in more goals than any other Premier League player this season (14 – 10 goals, four assists).

Pedro (right) of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team’s first goal with Gary Cahill
Christian Eriksen scored his first Premier League goal of the season, with what was his 39th attempt on goal.

Pedro has had a hand in eight goals in his last six Premier League games at Stamford Bridge (three goals, five assists).

Nemanja Matic has provided six Premier League assists this season; one more than his previous two campaigns combined (five).

Chelsea had gone over 10 hours since last conceding a Premier League goal before Eriksen’s first-half strike (601 minutes).

Source:   Sky Sports