Chelsea vs West Ham: Match preview

new typeFootballPosted on December 21,2020


Chelsea and West Ham meet in the English Premier League on 21.12.2020. Kick-off is at 21:00. As usual for Chelsea home games, the match will be played on Monday in the Stamford Bridge. This means that the 6th place side will play against the 7rd place side of the English Premier League.

Current statistics of Chelsea FC

Chelsea FC lost its last game 2:1 against Wolverhampton. The home team has won 12 out of 22 duels in the recent six months. The team has had seven victories, two draws and one defeat at their home stadium. Chelsea has managed to win 3 out of 6 home games (50%) in the current season (20/21) so far. Two matches ended in a tie and one game was lost at home. In total, Chelsea has won 6 out of 13 season games. While it was enough to draw four games, three matches ended without points.

More goals are scored by Frank Lampard’s team after the half-time break. According to current statistics, Chelsea will score 2,33 goals in each home game and will concede 1,17 goals, which is 3,50 goals in total per match in front of their own fans. A look at last season’s goal record shows Chelsea FC at home with an average of 1,58 goals. The average number of goals conceded per home match is 0,84. Home games usually ended 2:0, 2:1 or 1:0 in the previous season. In the current season, home matches most often end 3:1, 0:0 or 4:1.

Current statistics of West Ham United FC

In their last match, West Ham played 1:1 against Crystal. The team has been able to win 3 out of 6 away games (50%) so far in this season. In the past 6 months, West Ham has won nine matches, six matches ended in a tie and six matches were lost. During that period West Ham won four away games while the team lost three matches at away stadiums and three games ended in a draw.

David Moyes’ team scores 1,83 away goals per game this season, mainly in the second half of the game. When West Ham plays away, there is an overall average of 3,17 scored goals per match. Last season’s statistics show West Ham scoring 1,00 goals per away match, while they conceded 1,53 goals. As the away team last season, the side’s game most often ended 0:2, 1:1 or 2:2. In the current season, West Ham’s away matches have usually ended 1:2, 2:1 or 1:0.


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