Chelsea v West Ham United : Starting Teams

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Updated: January 29, 2014

We have the starting teams from Chelsea v West Ham, if Jose Mourinho’s side win they could go top of the Premier League table.

Head-to-head

  • Chelsea have won 12 and lost just one of their last 15 Premier League matches against West Ham.
  • Chelsea are unbeaten in their last seven Premier League home games against West Ham, with the Hammers’ last victory at Stamford Bridge coming in 2002 thanks to a Paolo Di Canio brace (3-2).
  • West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has picked up just two points in his previous seven top-flight meetings with Jose Mourinho.


Chelsea

  • Chelsea have won five Premier League games in a row and seven in all competitions.
  • The Blues have dropped only two points at home this season – in a 2-2 draw with West Brom.
  • They have allowed just 68 shots on target against them this season, fewer than any other team in the Premier League.
  • Jose Mourinho’s side have recovered more points from losing positions than any other side in the top flight this season (14).
  • Oscar has been involved in five goals in his last six appearances for Chelsea (three goals, two assists).
  • Frank Lampard has scored five goals in his last five league games against West Ham and Fernando Torres six in his last seven.

West Ham United

  • West Ham have won just four of their 22 Premier League matches this season (18%).
  • They have kept nine league clean sheets this season but have conceded 23 games in their last eight matches in all competitions.
  • The Hammers are the only team in the Premier League who have not scored a headed goal this season.
  • They have hit the target with just 35% of their shots this season, the lowest accuracy of any team in the top flight.
  • West Ham have dropped more points from winning positions than any other side in the Premier League this season (14).

Chelsea – Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry (c), Azpilicueta; Ramires, Mikel; Willian, Oscar, Hazard; Eto’o.

West Ham United - Adrian, Demel, Tomkins, Collins, O’Brien, Noble, Taylor, Nolan, Downing, Diame, Carroll.

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