Chelsea are unbeaten in 13 league games at home to West Ham since a 3-2 defeat in September 2002 (W9, D4). The Hammers have won just one of their last seven league matches against the Blues (D3, L3), with that coming under David Moyes in December 2017.
Chelsea could win four consecutive home league games without conceding for the first time since a five-game streak from November 2014 to January 2015.
This will be the Chelsea’s 250th Premier League game against London opposition (W128, D67, L54).
Chelsea have opened the scoring in 11 Premier League matches this season, more than any other side.
Frank Lampard won 13 of 19 Premier League games as a player against his former club West Ham, scoring seven times.
West Ham United
The Hammers are winless in seven league games (D2, L5).
They have lost their last three matches, conceding three goals in each defeat.
West Ham have lost 99 Premier League London derby matches, more than any other side.
Michail Antonio has scored in each of his last three Premier League London derby appearances.
West Ham goalkeeper Roberto has, on average, conceded a goal every 41 minutes this season – compared to one every 72 minutes when Lukasz Fabianski plays.
Sebastien Haller scored three goals in his first three Premier League appearances but has netted just once in his subsequent nine.
In today’s Claret and Hugh poll we ask whether West Ham will win, lose or draw?