• Chelsea have gained more points from losing positions than any other team in the Barclays Premier League this season (11).
  • Crystal Palace have kept four clean sheets in their last five Barclays Premier League matches.
  • Chelsea inflicted Tony Pulis’ heaviest ever defeat as a Barclays Premier League coach - 0-7 versus Stoke City in April 2010 at Stamford Bridge.
  • Chelsea have won seven and lost none of their last 11 league meetings with Crystal Palace (D4).
  • Crystal Palace have averaged just 0.93 points per game in Premier League London derbies, only Fulham (0.91) have a lower return of clubs from the capital.
  • The Blues have kept just one clean sheet in their last 10 Premier League matches.
  • Chelsea have already conceded more Premier League goals (17) than they did in the whole of Jose Mourinho's debut season in 2004-05 (15).
  • The Eagles have scored just six goals in their last 12 Premier League games.
  • Mile Jedinak has made more interceptions than any other Premier League player this season (50).
  • Marouane Chamakh has scored in back to back Premier League appearances for the first time since November 2010. He has never scored in three successive PL apps.