PMB: Chelsea v Sunderland - the numbers


Our build-up to this Sunday's final league match of the season at the Bridge continues with a selection of facts and figures from club statistician Paul Dutton…

 

Chelsea in Numbers
 

Antonio Conte’s side have scored the opening goal more times than any other Premier League team this season (30). We have won 26, drawn three and lost one when we have done so.

Chelsea are the division’s highest scorers with 80 goals.

The Blues have scored at least three goals in 11 of our 18 home Premier League games this season, more than any other team.

Cesar Azpilicueta is the only Chelsea player to have played every minute of every Premier League game this season.

Antonio Conte has an 80 per cent win rate in his first season with two games to go.

 

Past six games


Premier League scorers

Diego Costa 20, Hazard 15 (2 pens), Pedro 8, Willian 7, Alonso 6, Cahill 6, Fabregas 5, Batshuayi 3, Moses 3, Azpilicueta 1, David Luiz 1, Kante 1, Matic 1, Terry 1, own goals 2


League games since

A home win: 0

A home draw: 18

A home defeat: 4


MILESTONES

If selected, Cesc Fabregas will make his 100th Premier League appearance for the Blues.

John Terry's goal against Watford was Chelsea's 1,000th in the Premier League since Roman Abramovich took over in 2003. It was also our 100th goal in all competitions this season.

 

SUNDERLAND IN NUMBERS


Formed
1879
 

Major trophies

6 League championships, last in 1936

2 FA Cups, last in 1973

1 FA Charity Shield in 1936

 

Sunderland’s last major piece of silverware was the FA Cup in 1973 when Ian Porterfield scored the winner for the Second Division side against Leeds.

Sunderland have been relegated from the Premier League for the fourth time, equalling the competition record set by Norwich and Crystal Palace.

David Moyes’ side have not scored in 13 of their past 16 Premier League games.

The Black Cats have won 10 from a possible 54 points away from home this season, winning three at Bournemouth, Crystal Palace and Hull, drawing one with Southampton and losing 14 to Man City, Tottenham, Stoke, West Ham, Liverpool, Swansea, Man Utd, Burnley, West Brom, Everton, Watford, Leicester, Middlesbrough and Arsenal.

Sunderland’s two wins in 2017 have both been away from home.

Manager David Moyes

Days in charge: 302

Played: 42

Won: 8

Drawn: 7

Lost: 27


BLACK CATS' PAST 10 YEAR LEAGUE HISTORY

Pts Pos Division
2006/07 88 1st Championship
2007/08 39 15th Premier League
2008/09 36 16th Premier League
2009/10 44 13th Premier League
2010/11 47 10th Premier League
2011/12 45 13th Premier League
2012/13 39 17th Premier League
2013/14 38 14th Premier League
2014/15 38 16th Premier League
2015/16 39 17th Premier League

 

Past six games

15 AprWest Ham (h)D 2-2
26 AprMiddlesbrough (a)L 0-1
29 AprBournemouth (h)L 0-1
06 MayHull (a)W 2-0
13 MaySwansea (h)L 0-2
16 MayArsenal (a)L 0-2



Premier League scorers

Defoe 15 (5 pens), Anichebe 3, Van Aanholt 3, Borini 2, Jones 1, Khazri 1, Kone 1, N’Dong 1, own goal 1.

 

League games since

An away win: 1

An away draw: 16

An away defeat: 0

 

Last Premier League match 


THE MAN IN THE MIDDLE 


Neil Swarbrick is the referee. He was also the official for the reverse fixture at the Stadium of Light in December. His other Blues games this term were against Swansea and Hull at Stamford Bridge.
 

Referees in our 38 Premier League games

Andre Marriner 5, Martin Atkinson 4, Jon Moss 4, Neil Swarbrick 4, Anthony Taylor 4, Bobby Madley 3, Michael Oliver 3, Mark Clattenburg 2, Mike Dean 2, Mike Jones 2, Lee Mason 2, Craig Pawson 2, Kevin Friend 1. 

 

OTHERWISE ENGAGED

There are no suspensions.


Visit again tomorrow for the next part of the Pre-Match Briefing