Chelsea SMASH a new record for the season…

Chelsea's bombardment of shots against West Ham United in the Premier League earlier this evening set a new record for the season.

Chelsea's match with London rivals West Ham United on Wednesday, January 29 set a new record for the season as, at Stamford Bridge, the Blues attempted an astonishing 39 shots on goal - nine of which were on target, yet none passed the line and into the net.

It is not a record Jose Mourinho, famed for his resilience and undefeated streak at Stamford Bridge, will want but the 39 shots without a goal far surpasses the previous record set by Norwich City when the Canaries hosted Cardiff City in the ninth match-week, where 31 shots were attempted with not even one yielding a goal.

Interestingly, Chelsea are also the only team to appear twice on the list below of most shots in a match with no goals, as their trip to Goodison Park in the fourth match-week saw Mourinho's attempt 22 shots on goal with nothing to show for their efforts.

Chelsea Chelsea vs West Ham 23 39 0
Norwich City Norwich vs Cardiff 09 31 0
Tottenham Hotspur Spurs vs Newcastle 11 31 0
West Bromwich Albion West Brom vs Norwich 15 26 0
Everton Everton vs Sunderland 18 25 0
Manchester City Sunderland vs Man City 11 24 0
Chelsea Everton vs Chelsea 04 22 0
Everton Everton vs West Brom 02 22 0
Newcastle United Norwich vs Newcastle 23 22 0
Sunderland Sunderland vs Fulham 01 21 0

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