Chelsea had been topped Premier League champions last evening when they defeat West Bromwich Albion 1- at the Hawthorns.
It has been a wonderful first yr for supervisor Antonio Conte, whose 4-three-three formation was pivotal in bringing the title back to Stamford Bridge.
On top of that, if the Blues deal with victory in their past two game titles from Watford and Sunderland, they will close the campaign on 93 points, which is a very hefty whole.
But, is this the greatest points tally to ever grace the Premier League? We take a look at how Chelsea’s time compares to other folks in the competition’s heritage.
Chelsea 2004/05 – 95 points
Sad to say, Chelsea will not be able to crack their personal history set when they amassed an outstanding 95 points. It was supervisor Jose Mourinho’s first Premier League title good results with the Blues and continues to be the greatest whole attained by any club given that the reformatting of the competitors back in 1992/93. The Blues went the complete time with just one defeat at Manchester Metropolis and they only conceded a stingy 15 periods, with Petr Cech maintaining 21 clean sheets in the system. The keeper also defeat Peter Schemeichel’s history of 694 minutes without letting in a goal.
Manchester United 1999/00 – ninety one points
This was Manchester United’s sixth Premier League crown in eight yrs and came just one yr soon after their outstanding treble good results. Alex Ferguson’s males scored a history significant 97 ambitions and their triumph was served by eleven successive victories at the close of the campaign. This was the time in which Paul Scholes scored that luxurious volley from a David Beckham corner and the Purple Devils thumped West Ham United seven-1 at Outdated Trafford. There was no other facet that even competed with United this yr and they managed to earn the title by a history eighteen points.
Chelsea 2005/06 – ninety one points
Jose Mourinho was at it again and managed a next Premier League title in successive seasons. The Blues served their study course with a nine video game successful streak at the starting of the time and uncovered them selves eleven points obvious of next-put Manchester United at the start of the yr. Frank Lampard had his outstanding history of 164 consecutive league appearances cut limited midway by the campaign when he was ruled out with a virus for one video game. Even so, Chelsea secured the title with a victory above United at the close of April with a group that was benefited massively from the signing of Michael Essien.
Arsenal 2003/04 – ninety points
Who could neglect Arsenal’s ‘invincibles’? It was no question supervisor Arsene Wenger’s most effective yr and one in which he went the complete time unbeaten. No other Premier League group has ever matched this history and the facet bundled legends such as Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp, Patrick Vieira and Freddie Ljungberg. This was a facet recognised for its attacking gamers but they also only conceded a measly 26 ambitions in the course of the campaign. Arsenal managed to finish eleven points obvious at the prime but a defining second was when they managed to come from 2-1 down from Liverpool, to earn 4-2 at Highbury.
Manchester United 2008/09 – ninety points
This was the third Premier League title in succession for Alex Ferguson’s males, which bundled a 16-match unbeaten operate. Just one of the pivotal explanations they had been so effective this yr was their rock-reliable defence, with goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar maintaining an outstanding 14 consecutive clean sheets. On top of that, Manchester United’s attacking line-up consisted of Wayne Rooney, Carlos Tevez, Dimitar Berbatov and Cristiano Ronaldo, so it was reasonable to say that had the suitable balance in the course of the squad.