Chelsea host Watford at Stamford Bridge on Monday evening in the penultimate game of a season to remember.
The Blues were crowned Premier League champions on Friday night after a 1-0 victory over West Brom, but our work is not done there.
If we pick up all three points in our two remaining fixtures, against Watford and Sunderland, we will break the Premier League record for most wins in a single season – which is currently held by, of course, Chelsea.
According to the London Evening Standard, there are no fresh injury concerns ahead of tonight’s clash with the Baggies.
N’Golo Kante was only fit enough to be among the substitutes at the Hawthorns, but having had the weekend to recover, he may well start at the heart of the midfield tonight.
It seems unlikely that Conte will be resting players tonight ahead of the FA Cup final. As we take to the field against Sunderland this weekend, we will still have a week to go until our visit to Wembley.
Courtois, Azpilicueta, David Luiz Cahill, Moses, Fabregas, Kante, Alonso, Pedro, Hazard, Diego Costa.
Gomes, Janmaat, Prodl, Mariappa, Amrabat, Holebas, Capoue, Doucoure, Cleverley, Okaka, Niang.
What the manager says
Quotes via the BBC.
“They know we have to work during the training session to prepare in the right way these two games against Watford and then Sunderland.
“When you work hard it’s important to celebrate and then to prepare in the right way the final of the FA Cup, because we have the opportunity to fight to win the double and we must be ready to do this.”
Chelsea clinched the title with last week’s win at West Brom, but their campaign isn’t over.
They will look to keep their momentum alive ahead of the FA Cup Final with Arsenal later this month, which makes Antonio Conte and company a great and almost sure betting pick for this Monday night game” explains David Strauss, line manager at MyBookie.ag online sportsbook.
Game: Watford vs. Chelsea
3½ O +120 / U -140
Odds By MyBookie
Chelsea will be looking to win their 14th Premier League home game of the season this evening, their only defeat came against Liverpool in September.
Watford have defeated Chelsea just once in the two side’s past 16 meetings, and that was 18 years ago.
The last time Watford won a league game at Stamford Bridge was way back in 1986, where they thrashed us 5-1.
Our current tally of 76 is the second most we have ever scored in a Premier League season. Something tells me we are not going to match our 2009/10 tally this year, as we need 27 goals in our remaining two fixtures.
Where can I watch the game?
Tonight’s game is live on Sky Sports 1 from 8pm (BST).
It’s difficult to see Antonio Conte allowing any complacency to creep in, despite already having sealed the Premier League title.
We predict a 4-0 Chelsea victory – let’s finish this season on a high note.