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Chelsea 4-2 Leicester City: Key stats

Here are the key facts and figures following Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final between Chelsea and Leicester City.

  • This is the sixth time in the last eight seasons that Chelsea have reached at least the semi-finals of the FA Cup. Meanwhile, they have scored at least three goals in four different games in a single FA Cup campaign for the first time since 2006-07 (also four games).

  • Each of Leicester’s last three defeats against Premier League opponents in the FA Cup have been against Chelsea, also coming in March 2018 and June 2020.

  • Cole Palmer has netted 14 goals for Chelsea in all competitions this season, the most by a player in their first season for the Blues since Alvaro Morata in 2017-18 (15 goals).

  • Excluding shootouts, Raheem Sterling has failed to score five of his last seven penalties across his time with Manchester City and Chelsea, including each of his last two attempts.

  • Only Jamie Vardy (15) has scored more goals for Leicester in all competitions this season than Stephy Mavididi (11). In addition, all nine of the Foxes’ goals in the FA Cup this season have come from different players (Casadei, Pereira, Cannon, Vardy, Akgun, Praet, Fatawu, an own goal and Mavididi).