Fàbregas sweeps Chelsea past Sunderland and six points clear at top - The Guardian

They say perfection is a flame that many touch but few can hold. If so, Chelsea are showing every indication of possessing sufficient ruthless consistency to achieve it this season, with the latest, fairly compelling, evidence arriving at Sunderland's ...and more »

Diego Costa sends Chelsea soaring at Palace with 11th straight league win - The Guardian

There is simply no stopping Chelsea. Antonio Conte's side equalled a club record here, muscling their way to an 11th win in succession to establish a nine-point advantage to hold overnight and leave the chasing pack struggling to spy them at the summit.and more »

Chelsea defeats Sunderland to maintain Premier League lead, Manchester City and Liverpool post victories - ABC Online

Chelsea maintained its stranglehold on the English Premier League by beating Sunderland 1-0 to register its 10th successive win and move six points clear at the top of the table. Cesc Fabregas's first-half strike ensured the Blues took full advantage ...and more »

EPL: 11th straight win for Antonio Conte's 'fantastic' Chelsea - CNN

(CNN) Chelsea's impressive winning run continued in the English Premier League Saturday as a 1-0 victory at Crystal Palace made it 11 straight to stretch its lead at the top of the standings to nine points. Since a stuttering start to the campaign ...and more »

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte allays fears over Eden Hazard knee injury - International Business Times UK

Antonio Conte has reassured concerned supporters that a recent injury sustained by Eden Hazard is not serious. The influential Belgian missed out on Wednesday night (14 December) as Chelsea opened up a six-point gap and ensured that they will be top ...and more »

Sunderland vs Chelsea match report: Antonio Conte's side maintain winning streak to confirm top spot at Christmas - The Independent

Imperious Chelsea; played 10, won 10, scored 24, conceded 2. Sometimes you just have to doff the cap. Since the start of October, they have become the Premier League untouchables. The roll continued without any threat at the Stadium of Light. For David ...and more »

Sunderland vs Chelsea live: Latest score and updates plus what time does it start, what TV channel is it on? - The Independent

Chelsea can extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table with victory at the home of basement club Sunderland. Antonio Conte's side have won each of their last nine league games but David Moyes' men will hope they can frustrate the league ...and more »

Sunderland vs Chelsea: Eden Hazard ruled out with injury after being left at home for Premier League clash - The Independent

Eden Hazard has been left out of Chelsea's squad to face Sunderland at the Stadium of Light this evening after picking up a knock last weekend. The tricky winger, who has been in dazzling form for the Blues this season, was omitted from Antonio Conte's ...and more »

Sunderland vs Chelsea: Antonio Conte lavishes praise on his players as tenth straight win confirms Christmas No 1 - The Independent

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte hailed the work-rate and professionalism of his players after they recorded their tenth successive victory to move six points clear at the top of the Premier League. Cesc Fabregas' first goal of the campaign in just his ...and more »

Premier League: Eleven in a row Chelsea are kings of the Palace - Daily News & Analysis

Saturday's 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace takes Chelsea nine points clear at the top of the table. Leaders Chelsea tightened their stranglehold on the Premier League after a 1-0 win at Crystal Palace earned them an 11th consecutive victory and sent ...and more »