EPL: Chelsea FC: Team Statistics and Facts

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Chelsea FC: Team Statistics and Facts
London, Aug 6: Chelsea won the UEFA champions league for the first time in their history but slipped to sixth in the Barclays Premier League. The Blues became the first London club to win the UEFA Champions League.

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Here are some interesting Statistics and Facts of Chelsea FC from the Barclays Premier League season 2011-12:

  • After Liverpool, Manchester United, Nottingham Forest and Aston Villa, Chelsea became only the fifth English club to win the Champions League.
  • The Blues finished sixth on the table with 64 points, 25 behind champions Manchester City and runners up Manchester United. But still qualify for the Champions League after emerging winners as London rivals Tottenham had to settle for a place in the Europa League.
  • Didier Drogba hit his 100th Premier League goal - the first African player to score a century of goals. He also crossed 150 Premier League goals.
  • Chelsea kept 10 clean sheets in a total of 38 games.
  • Out of 38 games, Chelsea won 18, lost 10 and 10 draws.
  • The Blues scored 1.71 goals/match while they conceded 1.21 goals/match in 38 games.
  • The European champions longest winning streak is 3 games while their losing streak is two games. Most consecutive draws 3.
  • Highest number of goals were scored against relegated side Bolton Wanderers, 8.
  • Highest percentage of goals, 16%, was scored between 40-50 minutes.
  • They conceded 6 goals each against Liverpool and Manchester United, their highest in the league.
  • 16% of the goals were conceded between 40-50th minute.
  • Chelsea had 615 shots on goal, a total of 453 crosses with their offside tally of 70.
  • Chelsea failed to register a win against Fulham, Liverpool, Manchester United, Tottenham and Arsenal.
  • All together 182 saves were made, 111 blocks and 242 clearances.
  • Out of the 46 goals conceded, only 1 was an own goal.
  • Chelsea committed a total of 403 fouls with 79 cautions.
  • 18 goals out of 112 (16%) came during the stoppage time at the end of the first or second half.
  • Frank Lampard scored Chelsea's 6000th goal against Arsenal at Stamford Bridge.
  • Chelsea won for 2000th time against Bolton in all competitions.
  • Chelsea played 61 games this season in all competitions, a total reached only thrice previously.
  • Six players scored more than 10 goals in the last season.

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