Chelsea vs Plymouth: The stats

Chelsea’s FA Cup campaign will continue this weekend as they face League One side Plymouth at Stamford Bridge. 

Here is all you need to know ahead of the clash; 

Chelsea vs Plymouth head to head

  • It’s nearly 33 years since the two sides played in a competitive match
  • Plymouth’s last victory (1-2) against Chelsea came at the Bridge in September 1979 in a League Cup second-round match

Chelsea stats

  • Since his first FA Cup appearance in January 2018, Callum Hudson-Odoi has been involvled in more goals in the competition than any other Chelsea player (Four goals, four assists)
  • In the Blues last game against Chesterfield, Chelsea led for the first time with four or more goals at halftime since 2018 against Hull, also in the FA Cup
  • Againast Chesterfield, Chelsea scored five goals in an FA Cup match for the first time since beating Man City 5-1 at the Bridge
  • In the Roman Abramovich era since June 2003, Chelsea have only failed to reach the fifth round twice
  • The first was in 2010/11 when they went out to Everton at Stamford Bridge on a penalty shoot-out. The other was against Bradford City, who were the last team from a lower division to beat chelsea in the competition, in 2015 at Stamford Bridge
  • Thomas Tuchel’s side are unbeaten at Stamford Bridge in 14 matches in all competitions since the 0-1 defeat by Manchester City in September (eight wins, six draws).

Plymouth stats

  • The last time Plymouth progressed from the fourth round was in 2006/07 when they were in the Championship
  • Since they were relegated from the Championship in 2010, Plymouth have spent their seasons in either League One or League Two
  • Steven Schumacher’s side picked up their first League One win since Boxing Day as they came from behind to triumph at bottom-placed Doncaster last weekend
  • Plymouth are currently seventh in League One, three points off the play-offs (with a game in hand) and 12 behind leaders Rotherham
  • Plymouth play their home games at the 18,000-capacity Home Park, which has been their ground since 1901
  • 37-year-old manager Steven Schumacher will take charge of a side against Chelsea for the first time
  • Plymouth have failed to keep a clean sheet in eight of their last 10 games on the road stretching back to the beginning of November.

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