Chelsea opened up a two-point lead at the top of the Premier League table on Saturday with a 2-0 win at home to Newcastle United.
Here are the top five statistics from Saturday's encounter:
99 - Chelsea's Eden Hazard has now completed 99 take-ons in the Premier League this season, more than any other player managed throughout the whole of last season. The mercurial Belgian found success in 77% of his attempted dribbles versus Newcastle, accruing seven take-ons throughout his cameo.
|Premier League Take-on Stats||Team||Season||Successful Take-ons||Dribbles Success (%)||Appearances|
12 - Impressively, though, Newcastle's Remy Cabella completed the most take-ons in this fixture, as he managed 12 successful dribbles in total; only Eden Hazard has managed more in a single Premier League game since the start of 2013/14.
|Chelsea vs Newcastle Match Stats||Team||Successful Take-ons||Minutes Played|
488 - Chelsea's Petr Cech hasn't conceded a Premier League goal in 488 minutes of action - the last was an own goal scored by captain John Terry. The 32-year-old shot-stopper maintained his 100% clean sheet record with his efforts against the Magpies. He has now managed three shut outs in three appearances.
|Team||Season||Goals Conceded||Clean Sheets||Appearances||Minutes Played|
7 - Oscar now has seven assists in the Premier League this season, the same number as the previous 2 seasons combined. He fashioned two key passes in this tie, while netting himself. The Brazilian scored with Chelsea's second shot of the game and their first on target. Newcastle had had nine (5 on target) at that point.
|Chelsea vs Newcastle Match Stats||Team||Key Passes||Goal Assists||Minutes Played|
15 - Diego Costa has now scored 15 goals in the Premier League this season, making him the division's leading scorer. The Spanish international managed three attempts against the Magpies, all of which were on target. His overall shot conversion rate for the season stands at 26%.
|Premier League Top Goalscorers||Team||Appearances||Goals Scored||Shot Conversion Rate (%)|
|Sergio Agüero||Man City||16||14||18%|
|Saido Berahino||West Brom||21||9||18%|