Date: 26th April 2017 at 12:46pm
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Following the win over Southampton, at Stamford Bridge, we`ve taken the opportunity to delve into the record and form books to uncover a few fascinating facts relating to the game.

? The header Diego Costa scored, to give Chelsea 3-1 lead, was the strikers 50th goal in the Premier League, only 7 strikers have reached this milestone quicker.

? The assist by Cesc Fabregas for Diego Costa was the Spaniards 103rd in the Premier League, only the former Manchester United player, Ryan Giggs, can boast more with 162.

? The header Gary Cahill powered home, to give Chelsea a half-time lead, was goal number 26 in the Premier League making, excluding penalties, Cahill the second highest scorer, when it comes to defenders netting Premier League goals, behind John Terry who has 40 to his name.

? The last time Southampton conceded 4 goals in a Premier League away fixture was back on 5th April 2014, against Manchester City, who then went on to win the title, an omen perhaps.

? It is now 11 Premier League games since Chelsea kept a clean-sheet.

? The goal Eden Hazard netted, giving Chelsea a 1-0 lead, was the Belgian`s 15th in the Premier League, his best return in a single season.

? Southampton arrived at Stamford Bridge having won on their last two visits, they may have lost on this occasion but in scoring 2 goals, they ensured that since their return to top-flight football, back in 2012 / 2013, they have scored more away goals at Stamford Bridge than any other club, with 9 being their accumulative total.

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