West Brom vs Chelsea 12 May 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

Chelsea win Premier League - Report, reaction and more

Chelsea win Premier League - Report, reaction and more

Frank Lampard has backed Antonio Conte to build a dynasty at Chelsea after the Blues wrapped up the Premier League title with victory at West Brom.

Since switching over to the back three - a formation that other managers in the EPL have eventually ended up going for as well - Chelsea have been a different beast, a beast that's now won two Premier League titles in three seasons. This team will be low on motivation and although they will want to win, the determination will be a determining factor. They won't get an easy game when they come to The Hawthorns on Friday. "It's disappointing for us, but you've got to give Chelsea, Antonio and his coaching staff great credit for what they've achieved this year". The likes of Hazard, Costa, Willian and Kante have been in unbelievable form and that should continue this time around.

Chelsea were suffering late nerves as West Brom threatened to prolong their title race before Batshuayi struck an 82nd-minute goal to guide his side to glory. When I made a decision to come back here I dreamed to win the Premier League.

"I think this win is for the players".

Chelsea now hold an unassailable 10-point lead over Tottenham Hotspur with two games to spare, and Cahill described it as a "special moment" to have clinched his second Premier League crown.

"They are a wonderful team and have been fantastic this year".

"We wanted to make it a tough night".

Leeds left-back Charlie Taylor is a target and an agreement is close, with the 23-year-old set to leave Elland Road after boss Garry Monk said he refused to play at Wigan last weekend.

Inter, who are seventh in the Italian top flight, have refused to comment on rumours that they are planning to offer a deal to Conte.

"The players worked very hard, and we're disappointed".

"We've had a bad run in respect of results but we haven't been bad in respect of our performances", he said.

He added: "When you finish 10th in the league it means that the problem is not only one, but there are a lot of problems".

The side found its groove thanks to an early-season systemic change from Conte. His previous three goals had come against Bristol Rovers, Peterborough and Brentford in the cups but the Belgium forward wrote his name in Chelsea history on Friday.

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