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West Ham have won just one of their last six meetings with Chelsea (D1, L4) – but that came in the most recent clash, a 2-1 victory at Upton Park in October. Nemanja Matic and then-Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho were sent off in that game.
Chelsea are unbeaten the last nine times they have hosted West Ham in the Premier League (W7, D2).
Chelsea are unbeaten in their last 13 Premier League matches, the best current run in the top flight. They have not lost in the competition in Guus Hiddink’s second spell at the club.
The Blues have drawn five of their last six home games in the league, keeping a clean sheet in only one of those matches.
Only Everton and Manchester City have scored more than Chelsea’s 27 home goals in this season’s Premier League.
Chelsea are the only team in the Premier League not to concede a goal inside the opening 15 minutes of a match this season.
West Ham have won their last three Premier League matches. The last time they won four in a row in the league was in February 2014.
The Hammers have scored more goals away from home than at Upton Park this season.
They have scored three goals in a game on five occasions in this season’s Premier League: four of those have come on the road, including last time at Everton.
Dimitri Payet has five goals and five assists in his last seven competitive appearances for West Ham United.