Chelsea become third team to win 300 Premier League home games
- Author: Julie Sanders May 09, 2017,
May 09, 2017, 3:43
Following Tottenham's defeat to West Ham on Friday night, Antonio Conte's side are two wins away from winning the Premier League title.
They could seal the deal before Tottenham next play, by beating Middlesbrough tonight - a result which would also relegate the Teessiders - and then claiming another three points at West Brom on Friday.
"The fans didn't stop singing, wherever we've been this season they've been the same", he said.
"Don't forget that Tottenham dropped (out) at the first group stage, and then dropped (out) in the first (round) in the Europa League", Conte said.
"We've had 36 games and we have two to go and it's been a really tough season".
Despite starting just 10 matches this season, with 15 sub appearances, Fabregas leads Chelsea's assist table with 10, with his contribution to Matic's goal making him the first ever player to supply ten over six Premier League seasons. Not much good has happened since sacking Aitor Karanka back in March. This was yet another ideal win, of the exactly the type that has made Chelsea the excellent team winning this title.
"This is a big step".
Over the course of the 2016/17 season, the Boro have racked up just five PL wins, none of which have come against sides now in the top half of the table. A lot of rumors about my players also, but the future is not important.
The reality was that both sides played as if they already knew both prospects were mere formalities before the game, Chelsea and especially the supreme Cesc Fabregas with a purring confidence, Middlesbrough with the kind of relaxed openness that comes when you know your fate is sealed.
"We've had to win matches for a number of weeks, so the players are used to that pressure".
The former Leicester City man has made a seamless transition to life at Stamford Bridge following his move in the summer.
Caretaker manager Steve Agnew has done the best he can with the squad, but have only mustered one win in the eight games he's taken charge of.
Tottenham Hotspur are set for a lucrative post-season friendly in Hong Kong just after the Premier League season finishes according to a report from The Guardian. He is set to lift the Premier League trophy again, for the fifth time in total, for the flawless goodbye.
'Many, many things. I think if you want to improve, you need to think you are a better player than you were.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte thinks it is hard for English clubs to succeed in Europe because of the strength of the Premier League.