6 INTERESTING MATCH FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SUNDAY’S FA CUP CLASH WITH PETERBOROUGH

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Chelsea will host League One side, Peterborough in the FA Cup at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Chelsea will be looking to add another FA Cup trophy to the club’s trophy cabinet, and these are some interesting facts you should know about the clash.

1. Chelsea have not been eliminated from the FA Cup at the third-round stage since 1997-98, when they lost to Manchester United (5-3).

2. Chelsea won the FA Cup in 1970, 1997, 2000, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012

Runners-up: 1915, 1967, 1994, 2002

Semi-finalists: 1911, 1920, 1932, 1950, 1952, 1965, 1966, 1996, 2006, 2013

3. The last team from a lower division to beat the Blues in the FA Cup were Bradford City in the fourth round in 2015 at Stamford Bridge.

4. Peterborough have shipped five goals in both of their previous FA Cup games against Chelsea – 5-1 in the sixth round in 1965 and 5-0 in the third round in 2001.

5. Chelsea have scored in all 39 FA Cup games that they have played at home since January 2000.

6. Chelsea’s past five goals in the FA Cup have been scored by different players (Eden Hazard, Gary Cahill, Diego Costa, Bertrand Traore and Willian).

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