• Chelsea are unbeaten in their four Premier League meetings with Burnley, winning three and drawing one.
  • Burnley have found the back of the net in all but one of their last eight clashes with the Blues in all competitions (a 3-0 top-flight defeat to Chelsea in August 2009).
  • Branislav Ivanovic scored in both league meetings in 2014/15, the last season the two sides met.
  • Chelsea have won the Premier League title in both of the previous seasons Burnley were in the division.
  • Burnley have conceded just one goal in their last five Premier League matches (three of which were in May 2015, the other two in August 2016).
  • The Blues have lost just one of their last 45 Premier League home games against newly-promoted opposition, but this came last season versus Bournemouth (0-1).
  • Diego Costa has scored seven goals in nine Premier League appearances for Chelsea in the month of August.
  • Costa is one of 38 different players to have scored 10+ goals for Chelsea in the Premier League, but he has the best minutes per goal ratio of all these players; netting a goal every 137 minutes on average.
  • Burnley have picked up just two points from 11 previous visits to London in the Premier League (W0 D2 L9), scoring six times and conceding 28 goals.
  • Antonio Conte is currently unbeaten in 29 successive league home matches as a club manager (W27 D2 L0), last suffering a home defeat in January 2013 (Juventus 1-2 Sampdoria).
  • George Boyd has run the furthest (24.9km) and made the most sprints (166) in the Premier League so far this season.