Chelsea take on bottom club Huddersfield Town at Stamford Bridge this afternoon in a huge fixture in the English Premier League.
The Blues are currently sitting on the wrong side of the fine line which divides UEFA Champions League qualification and failure following a disastrous 4-0 defeat at AFC Bournemouth in midweek,
Ahead of Maurizio Sarri’s side’s meeting with The Terriers, we take a look at the numbers which surround this fixture.
3 – Huddersfield Town’s record against The Blues is not what you would expect. The Terriers have won just three less than they’ve lost against Chelsea.
1999 – The West Yorkshire club last won at Stamford Bridge in 1999. On that occasion, Kenny Irons netted the only goal in a 1-0 League Cup third round victory.
16 – Chelsea have suffered defeat to Huddersfield Town just once in their last 16 meetings.
6 – Huddersfield Town’s biggest win against Chelsea came in 1933 when they were 6-1 winners at their old Leeds Road ground.
4 – Chelsea had just four shots on target when they met Huddersfield Town in the reverse fixture earlier this season, however, they scored with three of them as they recorded a 3-0 win.
50 – Laurent Depoitre’s 50th-minute goal for Huddersfield Town helped The Terriers to a surprise 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge in May as the West Yorkshire outfit secured another year of top flight football.
1963 – Huddersfield Town have not beaten Chelsea in a league fixture since 1963 when they were 2-1 winners at The Bridge in an old Division Two fixture.
7 – Chelsea’s number 7, N’Golo Kante, opened the scoring for The Blues as they won 3-0 at The John Smith’s Stadium in August.
39 – Blues boss Maurizio Sarri will take charge of the South West Londoners for the 39th time this afternoon as Chelsea face The Terriers.
36 – Chelsea and Huddersfield Town are currently separated by 36 points in the English Premier League table.
The match is scheduled to kick-off at 3pm and has not been selected for live television coverage.