Chelsea vs Schalke - 10 Vital Statistics

10. Chelsea boast a W2 D1 record over Schalke and beat them 3-0 in the reverse fixture last month. They are priced at 1.28 to win again.


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9. Fernando Torres scored twice in the Parkstadion and has three in three games for Chelsea. The striker is 6.00 to score twice.



8. Schalke have lost just two games in eight (including to Chelsea) and have won six of their last seven away games. The German side are 9.00 to win.


7. Kevin-Prince Boateng recorded more shots on target against Chelsea last month than any other Schalke player (2). The midfielder has four goals this season and is 14.00 to net first on Wednesday.


6. Samuel Eto’o has two assists in the Champions League this season but is yet to score in 171 minutes of European action. The Cameroonian is 2.40 to score.


5. Chelsea beat Schalke 2-0 the last and only time they met at Stamford Bridge, Florent Malouda and Didier Drogba with the goals. The Blues have scored two or more in five of six home games this season and are 7.00 to win 2-0.


4. Schalke’s Julian Draxler has covered more distance in the Champions League than any player between these two clubs (33,188m) and has scored two goals. Draxler is 14.00 to score last.


3. Marco Höger has been booked twice from three European games this season. A red card at the Bridge is available at 4.00.


2. Chelsea’s 2-0 defeat at Newcastle on Saturday was the first time they failed to score in 12 games. Jose Mourinho’s men are 2.00 to net in both halves on Wednesday.


1. Saturday’s 2-0 win at Hertha Berlin was the first time in four games Schalke had scored first. The away side are 3.45 to net the opener at Stamford Bridge.