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 Chelsea vs Middlesbrough 

Competition – Barclays Premier League

Stadium – Stamford Bridge

Date: 8th May 2017

Kick-off time – 20:00 GMT

Live in-play betting – bet365

League leaders Chelsea can confirm Middlebrough’s relegation with a win in this game, while Boro can reduce the point gap between Chelsea and Tottenham with shock a victory.

Chelsea are champions elect – they are 4 games away from being crowned the league champions.

The Blues currently have 81 points after 34 games, 4 points more than their London rivals Tottenham who are breathing down their neck.

They have 4 wins from their last 5 games with 1 loss.

They have solid home form having won 5 of their last 6 home games in the league – the only exception being their shock 1-2 home loss to Crystal Palace.

They are currently on a run of 2 straight wins and they will be looking to extend that with a win in this game.

Middlesbrough can be relegated from the top flight if they lose this game – they are currently 19th in the league table after collecting just 28 points from 35 league games this season.

Their recent has been good – they took 4 points from their last 2 games.

They will be hoping to cause a major upset with a win that will blow the title race wide open.

Away from home, they have lost 8 of their last 10 games, drawing the other 2 and they have conceded 4 goals in each of their last 2 away games.

Unsurprisingly, bookmakers make Chelsea massive favourites at odds of 1.16.  Middlesbourough are currently 17.0 to win at the Bridge.

Results of each team’s last 5 matches across all leagues and competitions

 
Chelsea last 5 matches (most recent first):
30/04/17 (a)Everton 0-3 W
25/04/17 (h)Southampton 4-2 W
22/04/17 (h)Tottenham Hotspur 4-2 W
16/04/17 (a)Manchester United 2-0 L
08/04/17 (a)Bournemouth 1-3 W
 
Middlesbrough last 5 matches (most recent first):
30/04/17 (h)Manchester City 2-2 D
26/04/17 (h)Sunderland 1-0 W
22/04/17 (a)Bournemouth 4-0 L
17/04/17 (h)Arsenal 1-2 L
08/04/17 (h)Burnley 0-0 D

Last time they met: Middlesbrough 0-1 Chelsea

Other fixtures taking place this week in the Premier League Fixtures:

Premier League Table

# Team MP W D L F A G P
1 Manchester United 2 2 0 0 8 0 +8 6
2 West Bromwich Albion 2 2 0 0 2 0 +2 6
3 Watford 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2 4
4 Liverpool 2 1 1 0 4 3 +1 4
5 Southampton 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 4
6 Huddersfield Town 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 3
7 Manchester City 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 3
8 Tottenham Hotspur 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 3
9 Leicester City 2 1 0 1 5 4 +1 3
10 Everton 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 3
11 Arsenal 2 1 0 1 4 4 +0 3
12 Burnley 2 1 0 1 3 3 +0 3
13 Stoke City 2 1 0 1 1 1 +0 3
14 Swansea City 2 0 1 1 0 4 -4 1
15 Chelsea 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0
16 Newcastle United 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 0
17 AFC Bournemouth 2 0 0 2 0 3 -3 0
18 Brighton & Hov… 2 0 0 2 0 4 -4 0
19 Crystal Palace 2 0 0 2 0 4 -4 0
20 West Ham United 2 0 0 2 2 7 -5 0

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