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In 1955 Chelsea won the First Division title at Stamford Bridge when a 3-0 victory over Sheffield Wednesday won their maiden championship with a game to spare. Fifty years later they won it at the Reebok, by virtue of Frank Lampard’s two goals, at the end of their 35th league match of the season and defended it the following season by beating Manchester United 3-0 at home, with goals from William Gallas, Joe Cole and Ricardo Carvalho. That year they had two games to go after winning it. For Carlo Ancelotti it was a final day fiesta on the Fulham Road in 2010 with that 8-0 humping of Wigan while Jose Mourinho returned to win his third with the club in 2015 when Eden Hazard’s goal gave them a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace.Team to face West Brom: Courtois; Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Cahill (c); Moses, Matic, Fabregas, Alonso; Pedro, Diego Costa, Hazard. #WBACHE

— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) May 12, 2017

What is it?

It’s West Brom vs Chelsea in the Premier League, where victory for Antonio Conte’s side would mean the title is heading to Stamford Bridge.

When is it?

Friday May 12 – ie tonight.

What time is kick-off?

This one begins at 8pm BST.

What TV channel is it on?

This one will be broadcast on Sky Sports 1, Sky Sports 1 HD and Sky Sports Ultra HD. Alternatively, you can follow the match right here with Rob Bagchi.

What is the team news?

West Brom:

West Brom defender Jonny Evans is fit to face Chelsea as the Baggies look to delay the Blues’ title party.

The Northern Ireland international came off in last week’s 2-2 draw at Burnley with an ankle injury but will play, with Chelsea one victory away from winning the Premier League.

Matt Phillips (hamstring) is out of the game at The Hawthorns on Friday while Hal Robson-Kanu will be in the squad after his own hamstring issue.

Provisional squad: Foster, Myhill, Nyom, Dawson, McAuley, Evans, Brunt, Marc Wilson, Kane Wilson, Yacob, Fletcher, Morrison, Livermore, Field, McClean, Harper, Chadli, Rondon, Robson-Kanu, Leko.

Chelsea:

Midfielder N’Golo Kante is available again when Chelsea go to West Brom seeking the three points required to clinch the Premier League title.

Kante missed last Monday’s win over Middlesbrough with a thigh injury, but it was just a precaution.

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte may consider tinkering with his personnel to accommodate Cesc Fabregas, who was man of the match after replacing Kante in the starting XI.

Provisional squad: Courtois, Begovic, Alonso, Fabregas, Zouma, Ake, Kante, Hazard, Loftus-Cheek, Moses, Pedro, Costa, Matic, Willian, Batshuayi, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Chalobah, Luiz, Eduardo, Aina.

 

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