Chelsea v Norwich City - Fascinating Facts
Ahead of the intriguing FA Cup 3rd round replay against Norwich City tonight, we delved into the record and from books to come up with a few fascinating facts.
• Chelsea enter this fixture on a run of 14 unbeaten games against Norwich City, winning 10 and drawing 4.
• When it comes to fixtures between the two sides at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea have won 7 of the last 8, losing the other back in October 1993, by a score of 2-1.
• In their last 8 visits to Stamford Bridge, Norwich have failed to score in 6 of those games, scoring just 2 goals and conceding 22.
• The last time Chelsea were knocked out of the FA Cup at the 3rd round stage was back in 1998, that is the longest run of any team at this stage of the competition.
• The defeat mentioned above came against Manchester United, when Chelsea having won the trophy the previous season, were beaten 5-3 after being 5-0 down at one-stage.
• This January, Chelsea have played 4games and have drawn all 4.
• Norwich have been knocked out at this stage of the FA Cup in each of the last 4 seasons.