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25 January 2015

Wow! What an amazing day!

City's stunning F.A Cup triumph over Premier League leaders Chelsea this Saturday will surely go down as one of the club's greatest ever one-off victories.

With the nation stunned and a six-thousand strong away support sent into delirium, Phil Parkinson's brilliant Bantams rewrote the history books with a truly mind-blowing performance and result at Stamford Bridge.

What were the exact facts and figures from the game though?

Here is a list of some of the amazing stats to come out of City's outstanding cup win over Jose Mourinho's all-stars.
  • City became only the second English team after Sunderland to defeat Mourinho's Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in normal time.
  • The Bantams also became the first club to win at Stamford Bridge all season.
  • Chelsea's previous home defeat came back last April.
  • City were the first side to come from two goals down to win at Stamford Bridge ever under Mourinho's reign.
  • The Bantams were the first English side to score four goals past Mourinho's Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
  • Chelsea had only conceded four times in domestic matches at Stamford Bridge this season before Saturday's F.A Cup tie.
  • City are now into the F.A Cup Fifth Round for the first time in 17 years.
  • Jon Stead has now scored in every round so far in the F.A Cup this season.
  • The Bantams have scored an incredible 17 goals so far in the F.A Cup this season.
  • The defeat for Chelsea was their first to a lower league side since they lost at Barnsley in 2008.
  • The loss was also Chelsea's first at Stamford Bridge at the hands of an English side not in the Premier League side 1995.

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