Chelsea v West Ham - All the stats

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Following Chelsea's 2-0 victory over West Ham at Stamford Bridge, we bring you all the best Opta Stats.

Goals from John Terry and Diego Costa secured the points as Chelsea saw off West Ham to Stamford Bridge on Boxing Day. 

Here are the top five stats from the Blues' Boxing Day victory: 

2 - Chelsea have now won six Premier League games by two goals to nil this season, including each of their last three games. Following their defeat to Newcastle at the beginning of the month, Mourinho's side have secured maximum points, with victories over Hull, Stoke and the Hammers

  Goals scoredGoals conceded
Chelsea 40 13

7 - Diego Costa has scored in seven of his eight Premier League appearances at Stamford Bridge (9 goals) this season. The Spanish international now has 13 top flight goals to his name, just one behind league top scorer Sergio Aguero (14). 

  TeamGoals scoredShots per gameShot conversion (%)Appearances
Diego Costa Chelsea 13 3.4 25 15

66 - Prior to kick-off, Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas and West Ham's Stewart Downing had created 3.2% of all goalscoring chances in the Premier League this season. Nevertheless, the match demonstrated the difference in class between the two players. Fabregas made 66 passes in the first half, 62 more than his creative counterpart, while the full-time stats were as below:

  TeamTotal passesPassing accuracy (%)Key passesMinutes played
Cesc Fàbregas Chelsea 122 84 4 90
Stewart Downing West Ham 15 100 0 74

36 - John Terry now has 36 Premier League goals. Excluding penalties, that's 11 more than any other defender in the competition. This was the Chelsea captain's second consecutive goal, following his headed opener against Stoke City last Monday. 

  TeamAppearancesGoalsTotal shots
John Terry Chelsea 18 2 10

6 - Chelsea's Eden Hazard has now been directly involved in 6 goals in his last 7 Premier League games - 3 goals & 3 assists. To cap an exceptional performance against West Ham, the Belgian provided the assist for Diego Costa's first and Chelsea's second (one of four key passes), while completing a total four take ons.  

  TeamChances createdSuccessful dribblesMins played
Eden Hazard Chelsea 4 4 90

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