Chelsea return to action with a fixture against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux this weekend.

The Blues are in need of three points but their latest test won’t be easy with Wolverhampton Wanderers capable of matching the very best on their day.

Ahead of the match, we take a look at previous meetings as we summarise Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea ‘in numbers’.

0 – Chelsea have won neither of their last two fixtures against Wolverhampton Wanderers. They lost 2-1 at Molineux and drew 1-1 with Wolves at Stamford Bridge last season

1906 – Chelsea’s first visit to Molineux came in 1906 when they were 2-1 winners in an old Division Two fixture

92 – The Blues needed a 92nd-minute Eden Hazard goal to rescue a point against Wolves in a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge in March

2 – Chelsea and Wolverhampton Wanderers are currently separated by just two points in the English Premier League table

18 – Wolves’ number 18 Diogo Jota netted the winner as The Midlands side came back to beat Chelsea 2-1 in the same fixture last season

9 – The last nine meetings at Molineux have been won by either Wolverhampton Wanderers or Chelsea

6 – Chelsea have scored in each of their last six meetings with Wolves

5 – A fifth-minute own goal from Chelsea defender Jose Bosingwa handed Wolves a 1-0 victory over The Blues at Molineux in 2011.

4 – Four Wolves players were booked when the two sides played out a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge in March

108 – This weekend’s meeting with Wolves will see the two sides face each other for the 108th occasion

The match is set to kick-off at 3pm and has not been selected for live television coverage.

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I am Dan Pentland football writer and reporter at various levels including the English Football League, FA Women's Super League and in UEFA and FIFA affiliated competitions. In May 2015, I completed my childhood dream of visiting all 92 Football League grounds. Follow me on Twitter @DanPentlandpcuk

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