Article published on 2016-10-30 by ChelseaStats in Statistical Previews.
Chelsea face Southampton for the 98th time in all competitions, The Blues have won 39 (40.21%), drawn 28 (28.87%) and lost 30 (30.93%) of the previous 97 matches.
Chelsea have scored 144 goals against Southampton, averaging 1.48 goals per game (gpg) and have conceded 129 times (1.33 gpg). The Blues have kept 28 (28.87%) clean sheets and have failed to score 23 (23.71%) times.
The Pensioners have won 18 (36.73%), drawn 14 (28.57%) and lost 17 (34.69%) of the 49 games played Away from home. Chelsea have scored 68 goals against Southampton Away from home, averaging 1.39 goals per game, The Blues have conceded 69 times, averaging 1.41 goals per game. Chelsea have kept 13 (26.53%) clean sheets and have failed to score on 14 (28.57%) occasions.
In the Premier League Chelsea have won 18 (52.94%), drawn 8 (23.53%) and lost 8 (23.53%) of the 34 games played against Southampton. Chelsea have scored 54 goals in the competition (1.59 gpg) and have conceded 35 times (1.03 gpg). The Blues have kept 13 (38.24%) clean sheets and have failed to score on 5 (14.71%) occasions.
Key Chelsea Stat
Chelsea have recorded 13 clean sheets against Southampton in the Premier League, no team has recorded more than 14. Six of our 14 have been away.
Away from home, in the Premier League Chelsea have won 9 (52.94%), drawn 3 (17.65%) and lost 5 (29.41%) of the 17 games played against Southampton. Chelsea have scored 25 goals (1.47 gpg) and have conceded 17 times (1.00 gpg). The Blues have kept 6 (35.29%) clean sheets and have failed to score on 3 (17.65%) occasions.
Compared to in the Premier League as a whole where Chelsea have won 492 (52.73%), drawn 239 (25.62%) and lost 202 (21.65%). Chelsea have scored 1579 goals in the competition (1.69 gpg), The Blues have conceded 901 times (0.97 gpg). The Blues have kept 376 (40.30%) clean sheets and have failed to score in 175 (18.76%) attempts.
The Blues have won 5 (50.00%), drawn 3 (30.00%) and lost 2 (20.00%) of the previous 10 matches. Chelsea have scored 22 goals against Southampton (2.20 gpg), The Blues have conceded 13 times (1.30 gpg). The Blues have kept 1 (10.00%) clean sheets and have failed to score 0 (0.00%) times.
The most common scoreline between the sides is 1-1 with 14 occurrences, the next most common is 2-1 with 8.
In the last 10 games Chelsea have won 2 games by 3-1 scoreline, the next most common is 1-1 with 2.
The Referee assigned to the game is Mike Jones. Chelsea have won 9 (64.29%), drawn 1 (7.14%) and lost 4 (28.57%) of the 14 games played with Mike Jones as the official. Chelsea have scored 23 goals (1.64 gpg) and have conceded 17 times (1.21 gpg). The Blues have kept 4 (28.57%) clean sheets and have failed to score in 3 (21.43%) attempts with this official in charge.
Chelsea have won 1 (20.00%), drawn 1 (20.00%) and lost 3 (60.00%) of the last 5 games played with Mike Jones at the whistle. Chelsea have scored 7 goals, averaging 1.40 goals per game and have conceded 11 times (2.20 gpg). The Blues have kept 0 (0.00%) clean sheets and have failed to score in 2 (40.00%) attempts in games with this official.
Mike Jones has given Chelsea 7 cautions and sent off 2 whilst awarding 1 penalty against us. He has yellow carded 9 and sent off 0 of the opposition and awarded us 1 penalty in the last 5 games he has officiated.
Key Referee Stat
chelsea have conceded 3 goals in 3 of our last 4 games officiated by Jones – to West Brom, Everton and Sunderland.
Conte has won 8, drawn 1 and lost 3 of his 11 games in charge at the club
Man Utd are the only team to have taken more points (32) away to Southampton than Chelsea (30).
- The Blues have won their last three Premier League games, last winning four in a row in April 2015 when they were on their way to winning the title.
- Chelsea have taken eight more points from their first nine games than they did last season (11). This is the biggest improvement from all Premier League sides who were present in 2015/16.
Key Opposition Stat
Since a 2-1 defeat to Chelsea in February last season, the Saints are unbeaten in nine home Premier League games (W6 D3). It is their longest home unbeaten top-flight run since March 2005, when they went 12 games without defeat.
Southampton have won just two of their last 14 Premier League games against Chelsea, though did beat the Blues in October 2015 (D5 L7).
The West Londoners have scored in each of their last 11 Premier League away games at Southampton, last failing to find the net in December 1997.
Chelsea have lost just one of their last eight visits to Southampton in the Premier League (W5 D2).
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
Only Liverpool (59) have had more shots on target this season than Southampton (55), with Chelsea in third (54, level with Spurs).
- Eden Hazard has already equalled his goal tally from last season (4 in 31 games) from just nine appearances this season.
- Nathan Redmond has scored in back-to-back league games for Southampton – he’s never scored in three successive Premier League matches.
Headline Southampton Stats
Advanced Southampton Stats
|Points per Game||1.444|
|Goals For per Game||1.222|
|Goals Against per Game||0.889|
|Total Shots Ratio||0.628|
|Shots on Target Ratio||0.743|
Records When Scoring First
Over the last 83 Premier League matches in which a team has scored the game’s first goal, that team that has gone on to win 58, draw 17 and lose 8 times.
Records When Conceding First
Records When Winning at HT
Over the last 52 Premier League games, in which a team has been winning at the interval, that team has gone on to win 40, draw 10 and lose 2 times.
Records When Losing at HT