CHELSEA BREAK PREMIER LEAGUE RECORD FOR WINS IN A SEASON
The Blues didn’t settle for simply winning
the title, instead opting for an historic
With the Premier League title already in
hand, Chelsea could have taken it easy in
the final week of the season.
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Instead, the Blues went for a little bit of
history, securing their 30th win of the
season thanks to a 5-1 rout of cellar
dwellars Sunderland on Sunday. The
victory set a new record for most wins by
a club in a single Premier League
campaign, which should satisfy manager
Antonio Conte’s plea earlier this week that
his players not relax despite having
already secured the title.
30 – Chelsea have become the first
top-flight team in history to win 30
games in a 38-game season. Elite.
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With the victory, Chelsea become thethird team in top-flight history to win 30 or more games in a season, and the first since Liverpool did so in the pre-Premier League era in May 1979.