• 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 Leicester City

Article published on 2016-10-13 by ChelseaStats in Statistical Previews.

Statistical Preview - ChelseaStats

Chelsea face Leicester City for the 108th time in all competitions, The Blues have won 52 (48.60%), drawn 30 (28.04%) and lost 25 (23.36%) of the previous 107 matches.

Chelsea have scored 193 goals against Leicester City, averaging 1.80 goals per game (gpg) and have conceded 131 times (1.22 gpg). The Blues have kept 29 (27.10%) clean sheets and have failed to score 19 (17.76%) times.

The Pensioners have won 38 (69.09%), drawn 12 (21.82%) and lost 5 (9.09%) of the 55 games played At Stamford Bridge. Chelsea have scored 119 goals against Leicester City At Stamford Bridge, averaging 2.16 goals per game, The Blues have conceded 53 times, averaging 0.96 goals per game. Chelsea have kept 21 (38.18%) clean sheets and have failed to score on 5 (9.09%) occasions.

In the Premier League Chelsea have won 11 (55.00%), drawn 5 (25.00%) and lost 4 (20.00%) of the 20 games played against Leicester City. Chelsea have scored 39 goals in the competition (1.95 gpg) and have conceded 23 times (1.15 gpg). The Blues have kept 5 (25.00%) clean sheets and have failed to score on 2 (10.00%) occasions.

Key Chelsea Stat

Excluding penalties, Chelsea are one of just two sides yet to score a goal from a set-piece situation this season (also Sunderland).

At Stamford Bridge, in the Premier League Chelsea have won 6 (60.00%), drawn 3 (30.00%) and lost 1 (10.00%) of the 10 games played against Leicester City. Chelsea have scored 17 goals (1.70 gpg) and have conceded 8 times (0.80 gpg). The Blues have kept 4 (40.00%) clean sheets and have failed to score on 1 (10.00%) occasions.

Compared to in the Premier League as a whole where Chelsea have won 490 (52.63%), drawn 239 (25.67%) and lost 202 (21.70%). Chelsea have scored 1572 goals in the competition (1.69 gpg), The Blues have conceded 901 times (0.97 gpg). The Blues have kept 374 (40.17%) clean sheets and have failed to score in 175 (18.80%) attempts.

The Blues have won 8 (80.00%), drawn 1 (10.00%) and lost 1 (10.00%) of the previous 10 matches. Chelsea have scored 29 goals against Leicester City (2.90 gpg), The Blues have conceded 14 times (1.40 gpg). The Blues have kept 2 (20.00%) clean sheets and have failed to score 0 (0.00%) times.

The most common scoreline between the sides is 1-1 with 17 occurrences, the next most common is 1-0 with 9.

F A Total Percentage
1 1 17 15.888
1 0 9 8.411
2 2 8 7.477
2 0 7 6.542
0 2 7 6.542
4 1 6 5.607
3 1 6 5.607
2 1 6 5.607
3 0 5 4.673
0 1 5 4.673
4 0 4 3.738
0 0 4 3.738
4 2 3 2.804
3 2 3 2.804
2 3 3 2.804
1 3 3 2.804
1 2 3 2.804
5 2 2 1.869
0 3 2 1.869
4 3 1 0.935
3 3 1 0.935
2 5 1 0.935
0 4 1 0.935

In the last 10 games Chelsea have won games by 5-2, 4-3, 4-2 and 4-0 in recent games.

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

The Referee assigned to the game is Andre Marriner. Chelsea have won 17 (50.00%), drawn 9 (26.47%) and lost 8 (23.53%) of the 34 games played with Andre Marriner as the official. Chelsea have scored 68 goals (2.00 gpg) and have conceded 37 times (1.09 gpg). The Blues have kept 13 (38.24%) clean sheets and have failed to score in 5 (14.71%) attempts with this official in charge.

Chelsea have won 1 (20.00%), drawn 2 (40.00%) and lost 2 (40.00%) of the last 5 games played with Andre Marriner at the whistle. Chelsea have scored 10 goals, averaging 2.00 goals per game and have conceded 9 times (1.80 gpg). The Blues have kept 0 (0.00%) clean sheets and have failed to score in 1 (20.00%) attempts in games with this official.

Andre Marriner has given Chelsea 11 cautions and sent off 0 whilst awarding 2 pens against us. He has yellow carded 15 and sent off 0 of the opposition and awarded us 0 penalties in the last 5 games he has officiated.

Key Referee Stat

Chelsea’s last home victory at home under Marriner’s whistle was our 6-0 win over Arsenal. Chelsea are won 3, drawn 3 and lost 3 home and away in all comps in his games since.

Conte has won 6, drawn 1 and lost 2 of his 9 games in charge at the club

Managerial record

W D L F A CS FS Total
6 1 2 19 13 2 1 9

Chelsea have faced Claudio Ranieri managed sides on 5 occasions having won 2 and drawn 2 of games in all competitions against his sides since our first meeting in 2009.

PLD W D L PPG First Last
5 2 2 1 1.600 2009-02-25 2016-09-20

Chelsea are without a win in their last two Premier League meetings with Leicester (W0 D1 L1), after winning the six before that.

  • ┬áThis will be Claudio Ranieri’s third top-flight clash with Chelsea, with each of those meetings coming against a different manager (2-1 v Mourinho, 1-1 v Hiddink and this game against Conte).
  • ┬áLeicester have registered just one win in their 10 Premier League visits to Stamford Bridge (D3 L6), with that win coming in September 2000 via a 2-0 scoreline.

Key Opposition Stat

Leicester City have lost on just one of their last five top-flight trips to London (W3 D1 L1), this after losing 17 and drawing three of their previous 20.

Leicester City have lost all three of their away league games this season. The last reigning top-flight champions to lose their opening four away games of the season were Blackburn in 1995-96.

Jamie Vardy has averaged a goal every 281 minutes in the Premier League this season (two goals in seven games), a significant drop from 2015/16’s 131 mins per goal average (24 goals in 36 games).

Eight of Chelsea’s last 13 top-flight games at Stamford Bridge have ended in a draw (W3 L2).

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 1 2
15-29 1 1
30-45 1 2
46-59 1 2
60-74 3 1
75-90 5 1

Leicester City have lost all 3 of their games when conceding the first goal of the game.

Headline Leicester Stats

Statistic Value
Games Won 2
Games Drawn 2
Games Lost 3
Goals For 8
Goals Against 11
Clean Sheets 3
Points 8

Advanced Leicester Stats

Statistic Value
Points per Game 1.143
Goals For per Game 1.143
Goals Against per Game 1.571
Goals Ratio 0.421
Total Shots Ratio 0.491
Shots on Target Ratio 0.403
Scoring Percentage 9.524
Save Percentage 87.356
PDO 96.880

Records When Scoring First

Over the last 67 Premier League matches in which a team has scored the game’s first goal, that team that has gone on to win 45, draw 14 and lose 8 times.

Team PLD W D L FS CS BTTS F A GD PPG PTS
Chelsea 4 3 1 0 0 2 2 9 3 6 2.500 10
Leicester 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 5 1 4 3.000 6

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
Leicester 3 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 10 -7 0.000 0

Records When Winning at HT

Over the last 41 Premier League games, in which a team has been winning at the interval, that team has gone on to win 30, draw 9 and lose 2 times.

Team PLD W D L FS CS BTTS F A GD PPG PTS
Leicester 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 5 1 4 3.000 6
Chelsea 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 5 2 3 2.000 4

Records When Losing at HT

Team PLD W D L FS CS BTTS F A GD PPG PTS
Chelsea 2 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 5 -4 0.000 0
Leicester 3 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 10 -7 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 1-0 score 1024
A Leicester Total goals (for and against) 524
A Leicester Losses 99
A Leicester Lost 2-0 24