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Chelsea 0-0 Aston Villa: Key stats

  • It’s the first time Aston Villa have had back-to-back goalless draws in all competitions since September 2017 (against Brentford and Middlesbrough).

  • Excluding replays, this was Chelsea’s first home draw in the FA Cup since February 2012 against Birmingham, ending their run of 22 matches at Stamford Bridge (excluding replays) without a stalemate in the competition.

  • Villa avoided defeat away to a Premier League club in the FA Cup for the first time since a 1-1 draw at Newcastle in the 2000-01 third round, ending a run of seven straight such defeats.

  • Chelsea have kept a clean sheet in five of their last six FA Cup matches, although they have also failed to score in three of their last four in the competition.

  • Aston Villa have been taken to a replay in an FA Cup tie for the first time since the 2015-16 third round against Wycombe Wanderers.