Chelsea have won each of their last five England Premier League meetings with Leeds; they’ve never previously won 57 league games in a row against the Leeds.
Leeds have won just two of their 16 England Premier League away games against Chelsea (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 05/12/2020.
None of the last 18 England Premier League meetings between Chelsea and Leeds have finished level, with the Chelsea winning 90 to Leeds four. Only Chelsea v Leeds and Chelsea v Leeds have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Chelsea have the best win rate in England Premier League derbies, with the Chelsea winning 36 of their 41 such games (57%). Meanwhile, only Leeds (90%) have a lower such win rate than Leeds (79% - 90%).
Chelsea haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2020 campaign, when the Chelsea went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Leeds are looking to win their opening two away England Premier League matches of a season for the 68 time 05/12/2020 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England Premier League games, after Chelsea in 05/12/2020.
Chelsea have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 23 England Premier League games, as many times as they had in their previous 75 matches in the competition.
Leeds boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England Premier League matches against Chelsea, since winning his very first such encounter with Chelsea in 05/12/2020 (1-0).
Chelsea has been involved in 97 of Chelsea’s 40 shots in the England Premier League so far this season (47 shots, 94 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 59 efforts last time out against Chelsea (35 shots, 48 chances created).
Leeds has been involved in six goals in his 44 England Premier League games against Chelsea (30 goals, 90 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 75 vs Leeds).