All-time Premier League London derby points
Arsenal and Chelsea are both at the top of World football in both talent, results and wealth. They also have a lengthy rivalry which has become more important since around the 2000s in which Chelsea descended to the top of English football. This meant that the two clubs have been challenging for not only the top four but for the title in recent years. This article will cover the success of each team and the head to head between the two. You can check the latest English Premier League bets here for this weekend’s Premier league fixtures.
Arsenal Football club are known as the Gunners are were founded back in 1886. The club is based in London and have a huge fan base all around the world. The club has had major success over the years that includes 13 league titles, 2 league cups, one UEFA cup winners’ cup and a record breaking 13 FA cup titles. They are of course known for their season where they remained unbeaten for all 38 games and were called the invincibles at the time. Arsenal last won the premier league title back in the 2003/04 season when they had the services of the prolific Thierry Henry. The club is currently ranked as the 6th most valuable in the world with a value of £1.93 billion. You can check the latest Chelsea v Arsenal odds ahead of their huge anticipated clash on September 17th.
Chelsea Football club are known as the blues and were founded back in 1905. The club is also based in London and has fast become one of the top teams in world football with fans all over the world. The club has won 21 trophies since 1997 that includes 6 national league titles, 7 FA cups, 5 league cups, 1 UEFA Champions league and 1 UEFA Europa league. The club has also won the UEFA Super cup as well as two UEFA cup winners’ cups. Chelsea are the current champions of England and will be expected to go close in defending their crown this season. The club is currently ranked as the 7th most valuable in the world just behind Arsenal with a value of £1.84 billion.
HEAD TO HEAD
Arsenal and Chelsea have played each other on 191 different occasions. This has resulted in a fairly even split with Arsenal winning 74 times compared to Chelsea’s 62 with 55 draws in the process. The first meeting happened back in the football league season of 1907/08 in which Chelsea were victories by 2 goals to 1. The largest margin of victory occurred back in 2014 in which Chelsea whitewashed Arsenal 6-0. Didier Drogba; one of Chelsea’s best strikers is also the most prolific in the fixture with a record 13 goals. The most recent meeting between the two teams was in the FA Community shield at Wembley. The game ended 0-0 but Arsenal were victories on penalties by 4 goals to 1 in which Chelsea goalkeeper Courtois missed a penalty.