Chelsea are unbeaten in their last 12 Premier League meetings with neighbours Fulham (W6 D6 L0), but the last three in a row have been drawn.
There have been just five goals scored in the last five meetings in all competitions between the Blues and the Whites.
Fulham have won none of the last 15 trips to Stamford Bridge in all competitions (W0 D7 L8).
Rafa Benitez’s record as a coach against Fulham in the Premier League is won seven, drawn two and lost three.
Chelsea have had less than 50% possession in their last three home games, the only time this has happened in the period Aug 2004-present.
In their first game under Rafa Benitez, Chelsea kept their first clean sheet in eight Premier League games.
Chelsea & Fulham have each taken only six points from their last six games – only four teams have won fewer in this period.
Of teams to have played 100 or more Premier League away games, Fulham have the worst win percentage on the road (14%).
Chelsea have not failed to score in two successive Premier League home games since September 2007 – the second game in that run was against Fulham.
Fulham have lost 50 of their 100 London derbies in the Premier League and have only ever won four of 51 on the road in the capital.