So that's a job well done for Chelsea. Antonio Conte answers the critics and responds to the speculation in emphatic style.
His side dodged the odd scare on their way but after West Brom missed two cracking chances after the break, the Blues kicked on.
It turns out Eden Hazard is a player, it turns out Daniel Sturridge is injury prone and both of those factors will only serve to keep Chelsea in the top four and West Brom nearing the Championship respectively.
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So goodnight my chums. Antonio is clapping your performance. We will catch up another time.