• Cardiff City have not beaten Chelsea at home in the league since February 1963, drawing one and losing four since.
  • Samuel Eto’o scored his first Premier League goal in the reverse fixture at Stamford Bridge.
  • Eto’o is yet to score away from home in any competition for the Blues, with all 12 of his goals for Chelsea coming at Stamford Bridge.
  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has won just three of his 17 Premier League games in charge of Cardiff City, one fewer than predecessor Malky Mackay won in his 18 games as manager (4).
  • Cardiff City have failed to score in more games than any other Premier League side this season (19), while Chelsea have kept the most clean sheets (18).
  • Chelsea have won 79 points in 37 games this season and regardless of the result in this match, it’ll be Jose Mourinho’s lowest points tally while in charge of a full season at the Blues.
  • Chelsea have conceded a league-low 10 goals in the first half of matches this season.
  • Cardiff City have scored fewer first half goals than any other Premier League side in 2013-14 (9).
  • Frank Lampard has scored against 38 different clubs in the Premier League; a record that he shares with Andrew Cole. He is yet to score against Cardiff City in the competition, however.
  • Chelsea are unbeaten in their last 15 Premier League games to be played on a Sunday, winning 13 and drawing two.