Chelsea welcome Crystal Palace to Stamford Bridge this lunchtime as they look to continue their push for a top-four finish in the English Premier League this season.

The Blues have won all of their last five league fixtures leaving them in a strong position in the league table.

Ahead of their latest match, we take a look back at the facts and figures as we summarise Chelsea v Crystal Palace ‘in numbers’.

8 – Chelsea currently lead Crystal Palace by eight points in the English Premier League table

3 – The Blues have beaten Crystal Palace in each of their last three meetings

11 – Two goals in the first 11 minutes helped Crystal Palace to a 2-1 victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in 2017

74 – Chelsea enjoyed 74% of the possession as they defeated Crystal Palace 3-1 at Stamford Bridge last November

4 – The last four meetings at Stamford Bridge have produced three or more goals

51 – N’Golo Kante’s 51st-minute goal helped The Blues to a 1-0 victory over The Eagles in their last meeting at Selhurst Park in December

29 – Chelsea’s number 29, Alvaro Morata, netted two goals as the South West Londoners won 3-1 at home to Crystal Palace last season

1906 – The two sides first met in an FA Cup tie in 1906 with Crystal Palace running out 7-1 winners in South London

16 – There have been 16 contests between these two sides since the last draw was recorded, a goalless affair which came in 1995

37 – Crystal Palace have won at Stamford Bridge just twice in the last 37 years.

This afternoon’s contest kicks-off at 12.30pm and will be screened live on BT Sport 1.