Luton’s surprising record vs Chelsea revealed ahead of Premier League meeting

Chelsea played host to Crystal Palace on Wednesday evening and ran out 2-1 winners to secure a much-needed three points.

The Blues return to action on Saturday when they travel to Luton for the day’s early Premier League kick-off. Back Chelsea to win at 1/2 with bet365.

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Luton vs Chelsea stat pack

Ahead of the tie, a number of interesting stats have emerged, including Luton’s record vs Chelsea:

  • Luton won their last home league game against Chelsea, beating them 2-0 in December 1991. However, they lost the last time they hosted the Blues - a 3-2 FA Cup defeat in March 2022.
  • The home side has won eight of the last 10 league meetings between Luton and Chelsea, with the exceptions being a 3-0 away win for Chelsea in December 1989, and a 3-3 draw at Stamford Bridge in April 1991.
  • In each of Luton’s last three top-flight campaigns before this season, their final game of the calendar year was at home against Chelsea. They lost 3-0 in 1989, before 2-0 wins in both 1990 and 1991.
  • Chelsea haven’t lost their final league game in any of the last 11 calendar years (W7 D4), since a 3-1 home loss against Aston Villa in 2011.
  • Luton have won their last two Premier League games, as many as in their first 16 this season. They last won three consecutive top-flight matches in December 1991, the third game of which was against Chelsea.
  • Chelsea have lost each of their last four Premier League away games, their longest losing run on the road since a run of five between October and December 2000 under Claudio Ranieri.
Josh Barker

Josh Barker

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