Chelsea vs Everton – 10 Vital Statistics


Can Everton become the first team to beat Jose Mourinho's Chelsea at Stamford Bridge? Well, they've already beaten the Blues once this season. Here's Joe Short with all the vital stats...

10. Everton beat Chelsea 1-0 in this reverse fixture back in September. It was the Toffees’ second win over the Blues in four games and they are 7.00 to do the double this weekend.

 

9. These sides meet for the 150th time in the league on Saturday. Chelsea boast a narrow win-loss record of W53 D47 L49 and are 1.50 to win for a 54th time.

 

8. Chelsea won this fixture last season 2-1 thanks to a late Fernando Torres goal, despite retaining just 43.5% possession and recording fewer shots on target (6-7). The Blues are 8.50 to win 2-1 again.

 

7. Everton’s current forms reads WLWLWD but the Toffees have won just one of their last five trips away from Goodison Park. A draw on Saturday is available at 4.00. 

 

6. Steven Naismith scored the winner at Goodison when these sides met in September. The Scotland international has netted four goals in his last five outings and is 16.00 to score last.

 

Watch these sides in the 1970 FA Charity Shield at Wembley:

5. Jose Mourinho’s men are on their worst run of form since September after a draw and a defeat in their last two games. They are 2.55 to lose/draw on the Double Chance.

 

4. Everton have lost their last two away games (4-0 at Liverpool and 1-0 at Tottenham). Chelsea are 2.40 to win without conceding.

 

3. Chelsea average 17.1 shots per Premier League game – more than any other team bar Manchester City (18.1). The London club are 3.05 to net +2.5 goals.

 

2. Eden Hazard is Chelsea’s top scorer this term with 12 league goals, although he has failed to score in two full games since netting a hat-trick against Newcastle. The midfielder is 2.75 to score.

 

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1. Ross Barkley averages 2.7 shots per league game yet has scored just three times in the top flight this season. The 20-year-old is 16.00 to net first.