• The Eagles have won just five of their 25 Barclays Premier League London derbies at Selhurst Park.
  • Chelsea have won eight and lost none of the last 12 league meetings against Crystal Palace.
  • Chelsea are unbeaten in their nine Premier League London derbies this season (W6 D3).
  • 2004-05 was the last time that Crystal Palace were in the top flight and they were relegated, while Chelsea won the title under new boss Jose Mourinho.
  • This is Crystal Palace's 50th Barclays Premier League London derby, but they have the lowest points per game of any of the capital clubs in local clashes (0.88 per game).
  • Palace have won just three points in their seven London derby games this season in the Premier League (L6 D0 W1), netting just three goals in the process.
  • 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 conceded just three goals in their last seven Premier League away games and defeat last time out against Aston Villa ended a run of six without loss on the road (W4 D2).
  • Palace have failed to score in four of their last five Premier League games and have the worst chance conversion rate in the Premier League this season (7.5%).
  • Jose Mourinho's side have allowed fewer shots on target against them than any other team in the top division (95) and have kept the most clean sheets (14) this season.
  • Mile Jedinak of Palace has committed the most fouls in the Premier League this season (55), while Chelsea's Eden Hazard is the division's most fouled player (85).