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Chelsea v Aston Villa: FA Cup stat pack


Aston Villa travel to Chelsea on Friday evening for a 4th-round FA Cup meeting.

Chelsea are historically the more dominant side of the two but the Blues are currently languishing in midtable, while Villa are fighting for a Champions League place. Back Aston Villa to beat Chelsea at 13/5 with bet365.

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Chelsea v Aston Villa stat pack

Prior to the game, a number of interesting stats regarding both sides have emerged:

  • Aston Villa have won their past two matches against Chelsea, both away from home. They have not won three in a row against them in all competitions since a run of four between 1978 and 1984.
  • Chelsea have won 40 of their past 47 FA Cup matches at Stamford Bridge and have won their past eight games in a row by an aggregate score of 24-3.
  • Aston Villa ended a run of eight consecutive FA Cup defeats with a 1-0 win at Championship side Middlesbrough in the third round. However, they have lost their past seven FA Cup away matches against Premier League teams, with their most recent win coming against Everton in the 1999/00 quarter-final.
  • Raheem Sterling has been directly involved in 19 goals in his last 20 starts in the FA Cup (10 goals, nine assists). He scored and assisted in Chelsea’s 4-0 win over Preston in the third round.
Josh Barker

Josh Barker

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