Barnsley prepare for this match after a 0-0 Championship drawn match vs Nottingham Forest. In that match, Barnsley managed 43% possession and 12 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. On the other side, Nottingham Forest had 6 attempts at goal with 1 on target.
A common feature of recent Barnsley games is seeing a zero in the scoreline.Taking their prior six matches before this one, in 5 of them a wager on both teams scoring would've been a loser.
Chelsea will go into the encounter after a 1-2 Premier League win over Sheffield United in their previous fixture.
In that match, Chelsea managed 69% possession and 9 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. For Chelsea, goals were scored by Mason Mount (43'), Antonio Rüdiger (54' Own goal) and Jorginho (58'). Sheffield United got 8 shots on goal with 3 of them on target.
A run of effective showings from the Chelsea defensive players has resulted in the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 4 from their past 6 clashes combined. In that period, their own attack force has managed to score 8. That pattern might not follow through into this next game, however.
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