Ahead of our Europa League semifinal clash against Eintracht Frankfurt at Stamford Bridge later today, the Blues will be looking to maintain our excellent home record against German clubs at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea have welcomed nine German sides to Stamford Bridge in European competitions and none of them have left London with a win, with Chelsea winning seven games and drawing the other two, while scoring 17 goals and conceding only three.
The first German team to visit Stamford Bridge in an European competition was 1860 Munich, who are now in Germany’s third division.
After a 2-2 draw in Germany in the Fairs Cup quarter-finals, Chelsea beat the German side 1-0 at Stamford Bridge to send us through to a semi-final against Barcelona.
Our second German opposition at Stamford Bridge was Hertha Berlin. The Blues beat the Germans 2-0 in 1999 in a Champions League group stage game.
Stuttgart are the first German team to leave Stamford Bridge without falling to a defeat. Chelsea played out a goalless draw against Stuttgart at Stamford Bridge in 2004.
Chelsea beat Bayern Munich 4-2 at Stamford Bridge in a Champions League quarter-final clash in 2005.
Goals from Michael Essien and Michael Ballack helped Chelsea beat Werder Bremen 2-0 in a Champions League group stage game at Stamford Bridge in 2006.
Florent Malouda opened the scoring after four minutes before Didier Drogba scored the second as Chelsea beat Schalke 2-0 in a Champions League group stage game at Stamford Bridge in 2007.
Goals from David Luiz and Juan Mata helped secure a 2-0 win over Bayer Leverkusen in September 2011 at Stamford Bridge.
Schalke lost their second visit to Stamford Bridge. A brace by Samuel Eto’o and a third from substitute Demba Ba helped secure a 3-0 win over Schalke in 2013.
After losing their previous two Champions League games at the Stamford Bridge, Schalke drew 1-1 at Stamford Bridge in 2014.
What’s your prediction for the game against Eintracht Frankfurt later today?