• Saints have only won one of their last nine Barclays Premier League games against Chelsea (D3 L5), but that was in this fixture last season.
  • Chelsea are likely to be missing Frank Lampard, who has scored four goals in his last five Barclays Premier League starts against Southampton.
  • Southampton only had one shot on target in the reverse fixture last month (the Rodriguez goal after 13 seconds).
  • 37% of the goals Chelsea have conceded this season have come from set-pieces, the highest proportion in the Premier League (excl. penalties).
  • The Saints have lost only one of their last six Premier League home games against sides from London (W3 D2).
  • Jose Mourinho has made more substitutions than any other Premier League manager this season (57).
  • Chelsea have conceded 799 Premier League goals.
  • No Chelsea striker has scored a Premier League away goal since December 2012.
  • Jay Rodriguez has scored five goals in his last seven Premier League appearances for Southampton, with one of those coming against Chelsea.
  • Chelsea have lost as many away games as they have won this season (W3 D3 L3).