Chelsea take on West Ham United on Saturday afternoon looking to maintain their strong push for UEFA Champions League qualification in the English Premier League.

The Blues take on a West Ham United side in poor form. The Hammers are winless in seven and the pressure is growing on manager Manuel Pellegrini.

Ahead of the match, we take a look back at the history books as we summarise Chelsea v West Ham United ‘in numbers’.

2002 – West Ham United have not won at Stamford Bridge since 2002 when they defeated Chelsea 3-2 in the English Premier League

4 – None of the last four meetings have produced three of more goals

13 – Chelsea and West Ham United are separated by 13 points in the English Premier League table

2 – Two of the last three meetings have ended level including last season’s fixture at the London Stadium

10 – Two goals by Chelsea’s number 10, Eden Hazard, helped The Blues to a 2-0 victory over West Ham United at Stamford Bridge last season

0 – The first meeting between the two sides came in 1923 when the pair played out a 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge

16 – Chelsea recorded 16 attempts on goal as they defeated West Ham United at The Bridge in April

1966 – Chelsea and West Ham United played out a thrilling 5-5 draw at Stamford Bridge in 1966 in an old Division One fixture

2015 – Chelsea have not completed back-to-back victories over West Ham United since 2015

20 – The Blues finished 20 points ahead of The Hammers in the English Premier League last season.

The latest meeting is scheduled to kick-off at 3pm on Saturday afternoon.

About Author

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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