Two sides who won their latest English Premier League matches will go head-to-head on Saturday afternoon when Chelsea meet Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge.
Frank Lampard’s Chelsea side are flying and could record a fifth consecutive victory should they see off the threat of The Magpies.
Ahead of the match, we take a look back at previous meetings between the two sides as we summarise Chelsea’s clashes with Newcastle United ‘in numbers’.
7 – Chelsea have won all of their last seven home fixtures against Newcastle United in all competitions.
57 – Willian’s 57th-minute goal at Stamford Bridge in January proved decisive as The Blues defeated The Magpies 2-1
1907 – The two sides first met in 1907, Newcastle United running out 1-0 winners at St James’ Park that day
3 – Chelsea have scored three or more goals in three of their last four home fixtures against Newcastle United
63 – Three goals in the opening 63 minutes saw Newcastle United stun Chelsea at St James’ Park in May 2018, The Magpies beating The Blues 3-0
9 – Newcastle United registered nine shots on goal in their last meeting with Chelsea in January but just two of those efforts were on target
6 – Chelsea currently lead the Tynesiders by six points in the English Premier League table
2012 – Newcastle United last won at Stamford Bridge in 2012 when a brace from Papiss Cisse helped them to a shock 2-0 success
1 – Just one of the last 15 meetings between these two sides has finished level
22 – A bizarre 87th-minute own goal from Newcastle United’s number 22, DeAndre Yedlin handed Chelsea a 2-1 victory at St James’ Park last season
Saturday’s match kicks-off at 3pm and has not been selected for live television coverage.