• Jose Mourinho is unbeaten in 64 Barclays Premier League home games as manager of Chelsea (W50 D14).
  • Manchester City have lost as many away games (5) as they have won (5) in the Barclays Premier League in 2013.
  • Since losing their first Premier League home game of 2013 (0-1 v QPR), Chelsea have won 11 and drawn two of the PL matches at Stamford Bridge.
  • Man City have won just two of their previous 16 Premier League trips to Stamford Bridge (L10 D4), with both victories ending 4-2 (Jan 1993 and Feb 2010).
  • The Citizens have the best shot conversion rate in the Barclays Premier League so far this season (20.2%).
  • This is Chelsea's lowest points tally (17) after eight Premier League games in a season since 2007/08 (12).
  • Manchester City's 16 point tally after eight games is lower than in each of their last four Premier League totals at this stage of the season.
  • Man City have scored a league-high tally of five headed goals this season, with two of those coming from Spanish frontman Alvaro Negredo.
  • Since the start of 2012-13, only Stefan Kiessling (12) has scored more headed goals than Negredo (7) in the top five European leagues.
  • Chelsea have scored more goals in the final 15 minutes of Premier League games this season than any other side (5).