Chelsea, with EPL title assured, beat Watford

Taylor Byrd
May 17, 2017

That is assuming, however, that Antonio Conte does not factor in to the equation.

Chelsea celebrated a 14th victory in 15 home games amid blue and silver streamers on its return to Stamford Bridge after sealing the title.

Cesc Fabregas, who came on as a substitute, scored in the 88th minute to seal the win at Stamford Bridge.

The 55-year-old Italian was upbeat despite the 4-3 defeat at Premier League champions on Monday night. Club captain Terry, making appearance number 716 and on his first Premier League start since September 11, swept home the loose ball to open the scoring.

"I made this decision to change a lot of players with the opportunity, above all, for our young players to start this game", Conte said.

Indeed, Willian finished up with the most chances created, successful dribbles, accurate crosses and touches of the ball of any Chelsea player and his enormous contribution finally told at the end as he set up Fabregas for the 88th-minute victor.

Here, Press Association Sport compares this season to the previous campaigns in which Jose Mourinho's sides established the record - which even encompasses the Premier League's early 42-game seasons.

Cesar Azpilicueta and Michy Batshuayi, who scored the title-clinching goal at West Brom, were also on target for Chelsea, while Daryl Janmaat netted a superb strike for the visitors.

Conte has revealed he wants to stay at the club in order to take over English football, as he eyes a league-FA Cup double after winning the Premier League already in his debut season.

"You always go for who wins the championship but I've gone for an alternative view".

"There were some positives, some not so positives, but overall it was a good game and I'm proud of my team", said Mazzarri, whose team remain 16th.

Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has lauded John Terry's influence during his first season at the club and said the veteran defender has been key to their success this season.

"For this reason, in my head I have a plan to try to arrive to play the final in the best condition, in the best situation for my players".

"When I say that to people, they don't really understand it".

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