Chelsea 2 Crystal Palace 1 - Post-Match Fascinating Facts
A satisfying display, three points in the bag and our Champions League qualification hopes revived, it wasn`t a bad day in the end was it.
However, following the game we`ve delved into the record books and come up with a few fascinating facts and figures for you to mull over.
• Such was Chelsea`s dominance, the Blues mustered 27 shots, the most they`ve managed in a Premier League game this season.
• The last 10 games Chelsea have played in the Premier League this season have seen the Blues concede just 5 goals.
• The defeat means that Crystal Palace have taken a paltry 2 points out of a possible 21 available, relegation form.
• This season, Crystal Palace have started 10 Premier League games without Wilfried Zaha, those 10 games have seen Palace accumulate 0 points out of the 30 available.
• Willian continues, this season, to go from strength-to-strength, the Brazilian has scored 13 goals for Chelsea this season his best ever return, for the club in a single season.
• In his last 18 starts for Chelsea, Willian has been involved in 17 goals, scoring 12 and providing a further 5 assists.
• When Chelsea conceded that late goal, scored by the former Blue Patrick van Aanholt it was the 800th goal scored in the Premier League this season.