Chelsea put the club’s off-field troubles aside as they emphatically beat Norwich to continue to set the Premier League pace.
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0-1 Holt 11′
1-1 Torres 14′
2-1 Lampard 22′
3-1 Hazard 31′
Chelsea are unbeaten in seven games in all competitions against the Canaries.
Chris Hughton and Roberto di Matteo have met just once before as managers. In December 2010 Di Matteo’s West Brom beat Hughton’s Newcastle 3-1. Hughton was sacked after that game.
Chelsea have conceded just three goals in the Premier League this season, fewer than any other club.
Fernando Torres’s strike against Arsenal last week was his 75th goal in 154 Premier League appearances – he scored a total of 75 goals in 174 appearances in La Liga.
Roberto di Matteo’s side are the only team in the Premier League yet to concede a second half goal this season.
Frank Lampard has played 283 minutes of Premier League football in six matches under Roberto di Matteo this season. He played 405 minutes in the first six matches under Andre Villas Boas last season.
Norwich have won just one of their last 11 Premier League matches (W1 D4 L6) and are without a victory this season.
The Canaries’ tally of four Premier League goals is the joint-lowest in the division with QPR.
They have won just one of their last nine Premier League away games (W1 D2 L6) – a 2-1 win at Spurs in April.
Norwich have conceded in each of their last 36 Premier League away games, a record in the division.