After Manchester City and Chelsea played out an astonishing draw at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, we’ve got all the key post-match stats and facts.
Chelsea vs Manchester City: The Post-Match Stats
● This was the first time Chelsea both scored and conceded 4+ goals in a league game since March 2008 v Tottenham (4-4), the first time Man City did so since January 1961 v Arsenal (4-5), and first time the pair did so against one another in the league since December 1956 (5-4 to Man City).
● In his 882nd game as a manager across all competitions, this was the first time that Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola saw his side both score and concede 4+ in the same match.
● This was only the fifth match in Premier League history to see as many as four equalising goals scored, after Everton v Leeds in October 1999, Charlton v West Ham in November 2001, Tottenham v Reading in December 2007, and Liverpool v Arsenal in April 2009.
● Chelsea have won just one of their seven Premier League games at Stamford Bridge this season (D3 L3), their joint-fewest number of wins after their first seven home matches in a league campaign.
● This was the 20th time that Chelsea fell 1-0 down in the Premier League in 2023, the joint-most any side has conceded the first goal in the competition this calendar year (also Bournemouth and Crystal Palace).
● Man City’s Erling Haaland scored his first Premier League goals against Chelsea, meaning he has now netted against 19 of the 21 different clubs he has played against in the competition (90%). In all competitions, the Norwegian has scored 13 of the 15 penalties he has taken for Man City (87%).
● Rodri scored his third Premier League goal of the season, surpassing his tally last term in the competition (2). Nine of his 17 Premier League goals have given Man City the lead in a game.
● Chelsea’s Thiago Silva became only the fourth different player to score a Premier League goal while aged 39 or older, along with Teddy Sheringham, Dean Windass, and Ryan Giggs.
● Chelsea’s Raheem Sterling and Cole Palmer were the eighth and ninth different players to score in the Premier League against Manchester City after having previously played for them in the competition, after Niall Quinn, Steve Lomas, Garry Flitcroft, Geovanni, Daniel Sturridge, Álvaro Negredo, and Kelechi Iheanacho.
● Cole Palmer’s goal, timed at 94:24, was the latest penalty scored by Chelsea in the Premier League since November 2013 against West Brom (Eden Hazard, 95:18), and the latest on record (from 2006-07) to be scored from the spot against Man City in the competition.
The Match Timeline
Opta Match Centre
Our Opta match centre delivers you all the Chelsea vs Man City stats from the Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge.
The match centre below includes team and player stats, expected goals data, passing networks, an Opta chalkboard and more. It gives you everything you need to do your own analysis after the game.
Opta Power Rankings
The Opta Power Rankings are a global team ranking system that assigns an ability score to over 13,000 domestic football teams on a scale between zero and 100, where zero is the worst-ranked team in the world and 100 is the best team in the world.
Here is where Chelsea and City sit in the latest rankings: