Stats And Facts From Chelsea’s 5-0 Victory Over Everton

Chelsea defeated Everton on Saturday in a cracking encounter involving 5 goals all to the home team.

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The Blues produced an irresistible performance with Belgian forward Eden Hazard scoring twice to inspire a fifth successive win for his team without conceding a goal.

Marcos Alonso, Diego Costa and Pedro completed Chelsea’s biggest victory under new boss Antonio Conte, and sixth-placed Everton’s heaviest defeat by far since Ronald Koeman became manager in the close season.

Here are some facts and stats concerning the game:

  1. Chelsea have won five of their six Premier League home games this season, as many as they managed in the whole of the 2015/16 season.
  2. There were 23 passes in the build-up for Eden Hazard’s second goal, the most before a goal in the Premier League this season.
  3. Everton have conceded five or more goals in a Premier League game for the first time since shipping six against Chelsea in August 2014.
  4. Everton striker Romelu Lukaku did not manage a single touch inside the penalty area, and is yet to score against his old club.
  5. The Toffees failed to provide a single shot on target in the game.
  6. Chelsea stopped a team from a having a shot in the first half of a Premier League game for the first time since January 2013 against Reading.
  7. It was the first time Hazard has scored two or more at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League since February 2014.
  8. Diego Costa has had a hand in more goals than any other Premier League player this season (9 goals, 3 assists).
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