Mar 18, 2017 at 3pm UK at ‚Äčbet365 Stadium
Attendance: 27,724

1-2

Walters (38' pen.)
Allen (15'), Bardsley (40'), Martins Indi (65'), Pieters (65'), Cameron (91')
Bardsley (95')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Willian (14'), Cahill (87')
Costa (17'), Fabregas (94')
Result: Chelsea battle past Stoke to move 13 clear
Result: Chelsea battle past Stoke to move 13 clear
Chelsea extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table to 13 points with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium.
Reaction
Diego Costa is unhappy with a missed chance during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester City on April 16, 2016
Thibaut Courtois: 'Diego Costa guilty of exaggerating fouls'
Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois accuses Stoke City of being overly physical to stop Diego Costa, praising his teammate for 'remaining calm' and avoiding a sending-off.
Mar 20, 21:45
Antonio Conte at the London Football Awards on March 2, 2017
Antonio Conte relieved as Chelsea tactical switch pays off at Stoke City
Antonio Conte admits that he was relieved to see his "risky" formation change pay off as Chelsea left it late to beat Stoke City in the Premier League on Saturday.
Mar 19, 11:53
Diego Costa celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Chelsea on December 3, 2016
Mark Hughes: 'Stoke City did not target Diego Costa'
Stoke manager Mark Hughes claims that Chelsea striker Diego Costa tried to antagonise his defenders rather than the other way round during their 2-1 defeat to the Blues.
Mar 18, 19:59
Diego Costa celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Stoke City on December 31, 2016
Antonio Conte "pleased" with Diego Costa behaviour
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says that he is "pleased" with Diego Costa's discipline despite a number of clashes with Stoke City defenders during his side's 2-1 win.
Mar 18, 19:36
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte celebrates victory over West Ham United on March 6, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea must continue with high work rate and commitment'
Antonio Conte wants Chelsea to maintain their high work rate and commitment to claim the 21 points needed to win the Premier League title.
Mar 18, 18:18
Gary Cahill demonstrates his remarkable drinking skills during the Premier League game between Hull City and Chelsea on October 1, 2016
Gary Cahill: 'Pressure will be on Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City'
Chelsea defender Gary Cahill claims that the pressure will be on the teams below his side in the table following their 2-1 win over Stoke City.
Mar 18, 17:59
Mark Hughes 'smiles' before the match between Manchester City and Stoke City on March 8, 2017
Mark Hughes: 'Premier League title belongs to Chelsea now'
Mark Hughes believes that Chelsea will not relinquish their 13-point lead at the top of the Premier League table after their 2-1 win over Stoke City on Saturday.
Mar 18, 17:29
The Match
Match Report
Chelsea extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table to 13 points with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium.
Live Commentary
Relive Chelsea's 2-1 win over Stoke as goals from Willian and Gary Cahill take Antonio Conte's side one step closer to the Premier League title.
Team News
Pedro comes in for Eden Hazard as Chelsea travel to Stoke City this afternoon.
Preview
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Stoke City and leaders Chelsea.
Head to Head
Dec 31, 2016 3pm
Chelsea
4-2
Stoke
Cahill (34'), Willian (57', 65'), Costa (85')
Moses (24'), Fabregas (59'), Alonso (70')
Martins Indi (46'), Crouch (64')
Biram Diouf (70'), Adam (86')
Mar 5, 2016 3pm
Chelsea
1-1
Stoke
Traore (39')
Oscar (45')
Biram Diouf (85')
Pieters (53'), Whelan (73')
Nov 7, 2015 5.30pm
Stoke
1-0
Chelsea
Arnautovic (53')
Whelan (44'), Shawcross (57'), Johnson (90')

Rahman (45')
Oct 27, 2015 7.45pm
Stoke
1-1
Chelsea
Stoke win 5-4 on penalties
Walters (52')
Bardsley (18'), Wilson (81')
Bardsley (93')
Remy (91')
Rahman (36')
Apr 4, 2015 5.30pm
Chelsea
2-1
Stoke
Hazard (39' pen.), Remy (62')
Drogba (94')
Adam (44')
Whelan (26'), Shawcross (31'), Ireland (45'), Adam (66'), Wollscheid (69'), Crouch (93')



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City98103242825
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd96212241820
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs96211961320
4Chelsea95131710716
5Arsenal95131712516
6Watford94321517-215
7Newcastle UnitedNewcastle9423108214
8Burnley934289-113
9Liverpool93421416-213
10Southampton933389-112
11Huddersfield TownHuddersfield9333710-312
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton9324910-111
13West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom9243710-310
14Leicester CityLeicester92341214-29
15Swansea CitySwansea9225610-48
16West Ham UnitedWest Ham9225817-98
17Stoke CityStoke92251020-108
18Everton9225718-118
19Bournemouth9216613-77
20Crystal Palace9108219-173
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