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The Blues suffered a shock 3-Zero defeat at Sheffield United final day out however are nonetheless hanging on to 3rd within the top-flight desk.
They welcome Norwich to Stamford Bridge this night and nothing however a win will do for Frank Lampard and co.
The Canaries’ heavy defeat to West Ham over the weekend confirmed their return to the Championship.
Chelsea beat Norwich in an exciting 3-2 win at Carrow Street in August due to Tammy Abraham’s late strike.
talkSPORT will convey you unique protection from Stamford Bridge tonight to see if Chelsea can win once more or if Norwich can pull off a shock.
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Chelsea vs Norwich: Confirmed workforce information
Chelsea XI: Arrizabalaga, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Zouma, Alonso, Loftus-Cheek, Jorginho, Kovacic, Willian, Giroud, Pulisic
Subs: Christensen, Barkley, Abraham, Pedro, Caballero, Mount, Hudson-Odoi, James, Tomori.
Norwich XI: Krul, Aarons, Godfrey, Klose, Lewis, Tettey, Hernandez, McLean, Rupp, Cantwell, Drmic
Subs: Vrancic, Emi, Stiepermann, Trybull, Pukki, McGovern, Idah, Thomas, Martin.
Chelsea vs Norwich: Match stats
- Chelsea are unbeaten of their final 16 conferences with Norwich in all competitions (W11 D5), since a 0-Three loss in December 1994.
- After profitable their first two Premier League away video games in opposition to Chelsea (September 1992 and October 1993), Norwich are winless of their final six league visits to Stamford Bridge (D1 L5).
- Final day out versus Sheffield United, Chelsea misplaced by a three-goal margin for less than the second time within the Premier League this season (additionally 0-Four vs Man Utd in August). They’ve solely misplaced consecutive Premier League video games by a three-goal margin on two earlier events (February 2018 and October 1995).
- Chelsea have gained their final 4 Premier League matches at Stamford Bridge, scoring a minimum of two targets in every victory. The Blues final gained 5 consecutively at house within the Premier League in December 2017, throughout a run of seven wins underneath Antonio Conte.
- That is the sixth time a facet is going through Chelsea of their first Premier League match following relegation – Chelsea have gained all earlier 5, most not too long ago in opposition to Cardiff in 2013-14.
- Norwich have misplaced 24 Premier League video games this season – they’ve by no means misplaced extra in a league marketing campaign of their historical past.
- Norwich are at present on a run of seven consecutive Premier League defeats – they’ve by no means misplaced eight consecutive league video games of their historical past.
- Norwich have failed to attain in a league-high 17 Premier League video games this season, with 11 of those coming away from house (additionally a league-high). The Canaries have netted simply 26 Premier League targets, and simply seven away from house this season – each league-low figures.
- Chelsea’s Willian has discovered the again of the web in every of his final three Premier League appearances at Stamford Bridge, together with in each such matches for the reason that restart. Certainly, the final Chelsea participant to attain in 4 consecutive house league appearances was Diego Costa in January 2015.
- Norwich’s Teemu Pukki has failed to attain in every of his final 11 Premier League matches, going 780 minutes since his final strike within the competitors (vs Tottenham in January).