Chelsea ripped record books after 5-0 win over Swansea

Following Chelsea’s 5-0 Premier League victory over Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium, Mourinho’s men hit records book with some individual records.

The Blues extended their lead to five points at the top of the Premier League table by cruising to a victory on Saturday afternoon.

Chelsea gaffer Jose Mourinho’s side scored four goals before half-time, courtesy of doubles from Diego Costa and Oscar, and although they were unable to repeat the trick after the break, Andre Schurrle added a late fifth.

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Meanwhile, Cesc Fabregas became the first player to provide 15 assists in two different Premier League seasons (2007/08 and 2014/15). Only four players in Premier League history have provided more than 15 assists in a single campaign than the Spaniard.

While, Branislav Ivanovic has now assisted a goal in 3 successive Premier League games; this after 32 without one in the top flight. The Serbian has set-up more goals this term, than he managed throughout the past two seasons combined. He fashioned two key passes versus Swansea.

Overall, Chelsea have scored 5+ goals five times in 89 games in Jose Mourinho’s second spell; they did it twice in 185 games in his first. Here the Blues scored four first-half goals in a Premier League match for the first time since beating Arsenal 6-0 in March 2014.

Chelsea upcoming star, Diego Costa has now scored five and assisted one in 147 minutes of Premier League football against Swansea.

Footybunker.com