• Chelsea have won 10 and drawn one of their last 11 Barclays Premier League games at Stamford Bridge.
  • Cardiff have kept a clean sheet in just one of their seven Barclays Premier League games so far.
  • Chelsea have scored exactly two goals in each of their last eight home games in the Barclays Premier League.
  • Cardiff glovesman David Marshall has made more saves than any other Premier League goalkeeper this season (31).
  • Only four games have seen a side attempt 10 or more shots on target this season in the Premier League, two of which have been against Cardiff City (versus Spurs and Newcastle).
  • Cardiff have averaged 54% possession away from home in the Premier League this season; well above their home possession rate (40%).
  • Petr Cech will make his 300th Premier League appearance in this match if selected, becoming the third player to reach this landmark for the club (after Lampard and Terry).
  • Eden Hazard has played more successful passes in the final third of the pitch than any other Premier League player in 2013-14 so far (135).
  • Cardiff City have conceded four goals from outside the penalty area this season; a league-high.
  • Chelsea are one of only two Premier League sides (along with Stoke City) for whom a striker has not scored a league goal this season.