• 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

Saturday’s Opta Joe Stats

Article published on 2016-10-17 by ChelseaStats in Uncategorised.

Leicester are the fourth reigning top-flight champion to lose their opening four away league games, and first since Blackburn in 1995/96.

The team scoring first in the 11 Premier League meetings between these sides at Stamford Bridge has never lost (W8 D3).

Leicester have won eight points from their first eight games; the joint second lowest haul by a defending Premier League champion (also Chelsea, 2015/16).

Diego Costa was among the scorers as Chelsea won 3-0 against Leicester.

Diego Costa has had a hand in 50 Premier League goals for Chelsea (39 goals, 11 assists) in just 62 games.

Since his debut in August 2012, Eden Hazard has scored more Premier League goals than any other midfielder in the competition (44).

Chelsea have won three of their last four Premier League home matches, after winning just three of the previous 14 at Stamford Bridge.

Leicester have failed to score in three Premier League games this season, the same number as in the whole of 2015/16.

Nemanja Matic (three assists in eight appearances) has made more Premier League assists this season than in the entire 2015/16 season (two assists in 33 appearances).

Leicester City have conceded more goals from corners than any other Premier League team this season (five).

Leicester failed to muster a shot on target in a Premier League game for the first time since May 2015 versus Sunderland.

Source:   SkySports