Not a good day for Chelsea at all, as they fell short in a game they really should have won - and managed to lose two players to red cards in the process.
Here are the statistics from Villa Park:
- Cesar Azpilicueta had 99 touches of the ball, the most in the game.
- Oscar, Fernando Torres, and Christian Benteke each had 5 shots, more than any other player.
- Eden Hazard and Ashley Westwood each created 4 goal-scoring opportunities, a game-high.
- John Terry completed 89% of his passes, the most in the game.
- Christian Benteke won over twice as many aerial-duels as any other player on the pitch (14).
- Karim El Ahmadi led the game with 7 tackles.
- Nemanja Matic, Ron Vlaar, and Joe Bennett each made 3 interceptions, a game-high.
- Nathan Baker led the game with 11 defensive-clearances.
- Branislav Ivanovic and Marc Albrighton each attempted a game-high 5 crosses.
- Branislav Ivanovic completed more long-passes than any other player (6).
- Eden Hazard led the game with 5 successful dribbles.
- Ramires was the most-fouled player in the game (3).
- Nemanja Matic was dispossessed 5 times, more than any other player.
5/1 available on a Manchester United/Arsenal double this weekend with William Hill.