19:00 GMT 08 May 2017
With just a few games left in the 2016/17 Premier League, where more normality has resumed after last season’s madness, league-leaders Chelsea welcome a struggling Middlesbrough side to Stamford Bridge. A game that could see Middlesbrough’s relegation confirmed in just their first season back in the top-flight and could see Chelsea take a huge step to confirm their position as Premier League champions. Middlesbrough will need a miracle.
Chelsea have won each of the last 6 meetings between the two sides and the last time Middlesbrough beat the league-leaders was back in 2006. Middlesbrough haven’t scored against Chelsea in those 6 games and that run will probably continue on Monday night.
Chelsea will fully expect to take another 3 points from this victory and all-but guarantee themselves the Premier League title with 2 games to play. Without any distractions away from the Premier League, it’ll be harder for Chelsea to throw away their lead at the top than maintain it. They go into Monday’s game without any absences giving them any even greater chance of victory. Latest matches: Chelsea FC
Latest matches: Chelsea FC
Middlesbrough will need a huge miracle to stay up from this position and even with a win against Chelsea, they’ll still be 4 points from safety with just 2 games left, it’d be a huge ask. They haven’t got any injuries or suspensions for the upcoming fixture but with Chelsea’s quality and power, it probably won’t mean much for them.
Latest matches: Middlesbrough FC
|30.04.2017||Prem||Middlesbrough FC||Manchester City||2:2||D|
|26.04.2017||Prem||Middlesbrough FC||Sunderland AFC||1:0||W|
|22.04.2017||Prem||Bournemouth AFC||Middlesbrough FC||4:0||L|
|17.04.2017||Prem||Middlesbrough FC||Arsenal FC||1:2||L|
|08.04.2017||Prem||Middlesbrough FC||Burnley FC||0:0||D|
as AGoing against a Chelsea win in this game would surely be madness ntonio Conte will want his side to achieve their main aim in the most professional way possible. While Middlesbrough are a team who can still mathematically survive with a few strong results, they won’t enough strength in their team to overcome Chelsea. Especially at Stamford Bridge where the Chelsea fans will be right behind their players to make sure they get over the line without any problems. It could be a rout for Chelsea.
08 May 2017 - 19:00 GMT
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