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Chelsea v Burnley: Pick of the stats

Here are the key facts and figures before Saturday's Premier League fixture between Chelsea and Burnley.

  • Chelsea have lost just one of their 17 Premier League games against Burnley - a 3-2 home defeat on the opening weekend of the 2017-18 campaign.

  • Four of the five times the Clarets have avoided defeat by Chelsea in the Premier League have been at Stamford Bridge.

  • The Blues have scored at least once in their 17 Premier League games against Burnley - their best such record in the competition.

  • Only Luton Town (17) and Manchester City (13) are on longer runs of scoring in successive Premier League games than Chelsea's 11.

  • A goal and assist against Newcastle United last time out took Cole Palmer's league goal involvements this season to 19 (11 goals, eight assists). He could become only the fifth Chelsea player to reach at least 20 involvements in his first season in the competition, after Jimmy-Floyd Hasselbaink (32 in 2000-01), Eden Hazard (20 in 2012-13), Diego Costa (23 in 2014-15) and Cesc Fabregas (21 in 2014-15).

  • Nicolas Jackson has nine goals and nine yellow cards in the Premier League this season. He could become the third player to reach 10 for both in his first campaign after Paolo di Canio for West Ham (1997-98) and Charlie Adam for Blackpool (2010-11).