Everton enjoys an upper hand over Chelsea at home as they have lost only twice in their last seven league matches against the Blues. Although, the two defeats came in the last three clashes at Goodison Park.
The reigning champions have scored eight goals in their last three Premier League games on the road, twice of the goals they conceded in their last seven away games.
The Toffees have triumphed in just one of their last six Premier League games against Chelsea, losing each of the other five.
Last season meeting between two teams at Goodison Park resulted in a 6-3 victory for the Blues – only six other games in the Premier League history have produced more goals.
Chelsea Blues have won just twice in their last seven league games, drawing two and losing three.
With mere four points from opening four league games, Blues have made a worst ever start to a season since 1995/96.
Chelsea striker Eden Hazard is yet to score in late seven top-flight games, the second-longest goalless spell of his career following a nine-match goal drought in September 2013.
The north London club have conceded over goals in each of their last four games for the first time since December 2006.
Everton have failed to score in two successive Premier League games. They last failed to score in four consecutive fixtures back in April 2006.
With 39 league goals under his belt, John Terry is the highest scoring member of Chelsea’s current squad in the Premier League.