In-form Chelsea take on struggling Sheffield United in the Premier League this weekend and talkSPORT will bring you all the action live.
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The Blades, meanwhile, are yet to claim their first win of the new campaign and have just one point to their name so far.
They lost 1-0 to Manchester City last time out and face another tricky test this weekend.
Sheffield United can be buoyed by the fact they claimed four points against Chelsea last season including a 2-2 draw in this fixture.
talkSPORT will be in west London to bring you his math exclusively live as part of our bumper Gameday coverage.
Chelsea v Sheffield United: How to listen
This match will get under way at 5:30pm on Saturday, November 7.
Full coverage from Stamford Bridge will be live on talkSPORT, with our coverage starting at 5pm.
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Chelsea v Sheffield United: Team news
Chelsea: Mendy, James, Silva, Zouma, Chilwell, Kante, Kovacic, Mount, Ziyech, Abraham, Werner.
Subs: Caballero, Rudiger, Jorginho, Giroud, Hudson-Odoi, Azpilicueta, Emerson.
Sheffield United: Ramsdale, Baldock, Basham, Egan, Stevens, Lowe, Lundstram, Berge, Norwood, McGoldrick, Brewster.
Subs: Verrips, McBrunie, Sharp, Burke, Jagielka, Robinson, Osborn.
Chelsea v Sheffield United: Match stats and facts
- Chelsea have conceded exactly twice in five of their last six home league games against Sheffield United (W2 D2 L2), keeping a clean sheet in the other (3-0 in March 2007).
- Sheffield United avoided defeat in both league games against Chelsea last season (W1 D1), coming from 0-2 down to draw 2-2 in this exact fixture in August 2019.
- Sheffield United are one of just four clubs against whom Chelsea have lost more Premier League games than they’ve won (W3 L4), alongside Oldham Athletic (W0 L3), Liverpool (W20 L23) and Arsenal (W19 L20).
- Chelsea are unbeaten in their last five Premier League games (W2 D3), last having a longer run in the competition between September-November 2019 (6).
- One point from seven games marks Sheffield United’s joint-worst ever start to a league campaign in their history (level with 1975-76, when they finished bottom of the top-flight). Meanwhile, the Blades haven’t remained winless in their first eight games of a league campaign since 1990-91.
- Sheffield United have taken just one point from their last 30 available in the Premier League (W0 D1 L9). They last had a longer run without a league victory than their current run of 10 back in March 2011 (14).
- Sheffield United have scored with just 5.1% of their shots in the Premier League this season (3/59) – only Burnley have a lower conversion rate so far (5%). Meanwhile, Chelsea have converted 18.8% of their efforts (16/85), the third highest in the competition this season.
- Since beating Chelsea 3-0 in July, Sheffield United have netted just four goals in 10 Premier League games, with two of those coming from the penalty spot.
- Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy has kept a clean sheet in each of his three Premier League starts, and could become just the fourth keeper to keep a clean sheet in each of his first four in the competition after Alex Manninger, Pepe Reina and Anders Lindegaard.
- After failing to score or assist a goal in any of his first four Premier League appearances, Chelsea’s Timo Werner has been involved in four goals in his last three games in the competition (3 goals, 1 assist).