CHELSEA CLOSE IN
Blues strengthen claim to crown with four matches left
CHELSEA took a major step towards the Premier League title with an impressive 3-0 win over Everton at Goodison Park yesterday.
A brilliant strike from Pedro in the 66th minute broke the deadlock and then goals from skipper Gary Cahill and substitute Willian made sure of the three points for Antonio Conte’s side.
The four remaining fixtures look straightforward -- Chelsea are at home to Middlesbrough, at West Brom and then at home to Watford and relegated Sunderland and it would take an unlikely series of upsets to stop the West London club from winning their second title in three seasons.
“It feels massive, we did what we need to do and it is a great victory, we knew this was like a final,” Cahill told Sky Sports.
Everton manager Ronald Koeman had no doubt his team had lost to the team who will win the title.
“It is really tough to beat Chelsea. They showed today