• Chelsea have lost just one of their last 14 league matches against Crystal Palace (W9 D4 L1).
  • Alan Pardew has won four of his last six Premier League matches as an opposition coach against Chelsea.
  • When Palace met Chelsea back in October, it was only the 12th time in Premier League history that both teams were reduced to 10 men before half-time.
  • Crystal Palace have recovered more points from losing positions than any other team in the Premier League this season (18).
  • Chelsea have scored 198 goals in Premier League London derbies at Stamford Bridge.
  • Palace have only won seven of their 30 Premier League London derbies away from home (W7 D8 L15).
  • Jose Mourinho has coached Chelsea in 95 Premier League games at Stamford Bridge, losing just one (W74 D20 L1) .
  • The Blues have kept five clean sheets in their last six Premier League games against London opposition, but conceded five in the other game (3-5 v Spurs).
  • Palace have committed more fouls than any other team in the Premier League (462).
  • The Blues have kept the most clean sheets in the Premier League this season (16), while Palace have kept the joint-fewest (6).
  • Chelsea will seal the title with a win. Their 2004-05 crown came in the 35th game, their 2005-06 one in the 36th game and their 2009-10 triumph on the final day.