• 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 Man Utd

Article published on 2016-10-20 by ChelseaStats in Statistical Previews.

Statistical Preview - ChelseaStats

Chelsea face Man Utd for the 175th time in all competitions, The Blues have won 49 (28.16%), drawn 53 (30.46%) and lost 72 (41.38%) of the previous 174 matches.

Chelsea have scored 211 goals against Man Utd, averaging 1.21 goals per game (gpg) and have conceded 278 times (1.60 gpg). The Blues have kept 45 (25.86%) clean sheets and have failed to score 46 (26.44%) times.

The Pensioners have won 27 (33.33%), drawn 21 (25.93%) and lost 33 (40.74%) of the 81 games played At Stamford Bridge. Chelsea have scored 120 goals against Man Utd At Stamford Bridge, averaging 1.48 goals per game, The Blues have conceded 135 times, averaging 1.67 goals per game. Chelsea have kept 20 (24.69%) clean sheets and have failed to score on 15 (18.52%) occasions.

In the Premier League Chelsea have won 16 (33.33%), drawn 19 (39.58%) and lost 13 (27.08%) of the 48 games played against Man Utd. Chelsea have scored 62 goals in the competition (1.29 gpg) and have conceded 59 times (1.23 gpg). The Blues have kept 15 (31.25%) clean sheets and have failed to score on 11 (22.92%) occasions.

Key Chelsea Stat

Chelsea have not lost any of their last 7 league games against Manchester United (W3 D4). They’ve never gone 8 without defeat against United in our league history.

At Stamford Bridge, in the Premier League Chelsea have won 10 (41.67%), drawn 9 (37.50%) and lost 5 (20.83%) of the 24 games played against Man Utd. Chelsea have scored 35 goals (1.46 gpg) and have conceded 27 times (1.13 gpg). The Blues have kept 9 (37.50%) clean sheets and have failed to score on 4 (16.67%) occasions.

Compared to in the Premier League as a whole where Chelsea have won 491 (52.68%), drawn 239 (25.64%) and lost 202 (21.67%). Chelsea have scored 1575 goals in the competition (1.69 gpg), The Blues have conceded 901 times (0.97 gpg). The Blues have kept 375 (40.24%) clean sheets and have failed to score in 175 (18.78%) attempts.

The Blues have won 5 (50.00%), drawn 5 (50.00%) and lost 0 (0.00%) of the previous 10 matches. Chelsea have scored 15 goals against Man Utd (1.50 gpg), The Blues have conceded 9 times (0.90 gpg). The Blues have kept 5 (50.00%) clean sheets and have failed to score 2 (20.00%) times.

The most common scoreline between the sides is 1-1 with 29 occurrences, the next most common is 1-0 with 20.

F A Total Percentage
1 1 29 16.667
1 0 20 11.494
0 0 15 8.621
1 2 13 7.471
0 1 11 6.322
1 3 9 5.172
2 1 8 4.598
0 3 8 4.598
2 3 7 4.023
2 2 7 4.023
0 2 7 4.023
2 0 6 3.448
1 4 5 2.874
3 1 4 2.299
3 2 3 1.724
0 4 3 1.724
4 2 2 1.149
3 3 2 1.149
3 0 2 1.149
2 4 2 1.149
6 2 1 0.575
5 6 1 0.575
5 4 1 0.575
5 0 1 0.575
4 0 1 0.575
3 6 1 0.575
3 5 1 0.575
2 5 1 0.575
1 5 1 0.575
0 6 1 0.575
0 5 1 0.575

In the last 10 games Chelsea have won 3 games by 1-0 scoreline, the next most common is 1-1 and 0-0 with 2.

F A Total Percentage
1 0 3 30.000
1 1 2 20.000
0 0 2 20.000
5 4 1 10.000
3 1 1 10.000
2 2 1 10.000

The Referee assigned to the game is Martin Atkinson. Chelsea have won 24 (63.16%), drawn 9 (23.68%) and lost 5 (13.16%) of the 38 games played with Martin Atkinson as the official. Chelsea have scored 70 goals (1.84 gpg) and have conceded 25 times (0.66 gpg). The Blues have kept 21 (55.26%) clean sheets and have failed to score in 5 (13.16%) 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 Martin Atkinson at the whistle. Chelsea have scored 5 goals, averaging 1.00 goals per game and have conceded 8 times (1.60 gpg). The Blues have kept 1 (20.00%) clean sheets and have failed to score in 2 (40.00%) attempts in games with this official.

Martin Atkinson has given Chelsea 8 cautions and sent off 0 whilst awarding 0 penalties against us. He has yellow carded 13 and sent off 0 of the opposition and awarded us 0 penalties in the last 5 games he has officiated.

Key Referee Stat

Chelsea have won two and drawn two of our four matches against Utd when officiated by Atkinson, winning both home matches.

Conte has won 7, drawn 1 and lost 2 of his 10 games in charge at the club

Managerial record

W D L F A CS FS Total
7 1 2 22 13 3 1 10

Chelsea have faced Jose Mourinho managed sides on 2 occasions having won 0 and drawn 0 of games in all competitions against his sides since our first meeting in 2010.

PLD W D L PPG First Last
2 0 0 2 0.000 2010-02-24 2010-03-16

Manchester United have won just one of their last eight Premier League trips to London (W1 D3 L4).

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored against Chelsea in both of his appearances against them last season in the Champions League.
  • Wayne Rooney has gone six Premier League games without scoring against Chelsea
  • After scoring with four of his first 15 shots in the Premier League, Ibrahimovic has failed to find the net with any of his last 26 in the competition.

Key Opposition Stat

Manchester United have lost more Premier League fixtures against Chelsea than any other side (16).

The only time in his career Mourinho has managed an opposition side at Stamford Bridge was with Inter Milan in March 2010, knocking out Chelsea in the Champions League.

This season, Jose Mourinho has registered his lowest points total (14) after his first eight league games with a new club since his stint with Uniao de Leiria (10 points).

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 2 2
15-29 1 1
30-45 2 2
46-59 1 2
60-74 3 1
75-90 6 1

Diego Costa has scored seven times in his opening eight league games this season. Only two Chelsea players have scored more goals in their first eight matches of a campaign – Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink in 2001/02 (8) and Diego Costa himself in 2014/15 (9).

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

Headline Man Utd Stats

Statistic Value
Games Won 4
Games Drawn 2
Games Lost 2
Goals For 13
Goals Against 8
Clean Sheets 3
Points 14

Advanced Man Utd Stats

Statistic Value
Points per Game 1.750
Goals For per Game 1.625
Goals Against per Game 1.000
Goals Ratio 0.619
Total Shots Ratio 0.604
Shots on Target Ratio 0.597
Scoring Percentage 10.156
Save Percentage 90.476
PDO 100.632

Records When Scoring First

Over the last 76 Premier League matches in which a team has scored the game’s first goal, that team that has gone on to win 52, draw 16 and lose 8 times.

Team PLD W D L FS CS BTTS F A GD PPG PTS
Chelsea 5 4 1 0 0 3 2 12 3 9 2.600 13
Man Utd 5 4 1 0 0 2 3 11 3 8 2.600 13

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
Man Utd 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3 0.000 0

Records When Winning at HT

Over the last 46 Premier League games, in which a team has been winning at the interval, that team has gone on to win 35, draw 9 and lose 2 times.

Team PLD W D L FS CS BTTS F A GD PPG PTS
Man Utd 3 3 0 0 0 1 2 9 2 7 3.000 9
Chelsea 3 2 1 0 0 2 1 8 2 6 2.333 7

Records When Losing at HT

Team PLD W D L FS CS BTTS F A GD PPG PTS
Man Utd 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3 0.000 0
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 1-0 score 1024
A Man Utd Losses 99