• After winning eight and losing none of the first 10 Barclays Premier League meetings with Stoke City, Chelsea lost the last encounter earlier this season 2-3 to the Potters.
  • Stoke managed to score as many goals in their last match against Chelsea as they had managed in the previous 10 Premier League meetings (3).
  • Only Stoke City (15) have recovered more points from losing positions than Chelsea (14).
  • Jose Mourinho’s side have recovered 10 points from losing positions on home soil this season, more than any other team in the top flight.
  • Peter Odemwingie has scored in three successive Premier League appearances for the first time since May 2011 (five apps in a row).
  • Stoke City have scored just two headed goals this season, fewer than any other team in the Premier League.
  • Stoke City have committed more fouls than any other team in the top division (417), while Chelsea are the second most fouled team in the league (381).
  • Chelsea have allowed their opponents 99 shots on target against them, fewer than any other team in the Premier League.
  • Chelsea are unbeaten in 76 Premier League home games under Jose Mourinho winning 60 and drawing 16.
  • Chelsea have dropped just eight points from the last 75 available at Stamford Bridge (P25 W21, D4).