Antonio Conte calls for 'one more small step' after Chelsea beat Middlesbrough

"It's not important where you win, it's important to win", he said. We are excited but this is football, you have to concentrate until the last minute and we will see.

The Blues will win a second title in three years with victory on Friday, having opened up a seven-point advantage over second-place Tottenham with only three matches to spare. They dominated the game right from the start.

Chelsea eventually finished 10th in the table as Leicester, 5,000/1 pre-season no-hopers completed a remarkable title triumph.

Defeat confirmed Middlesbrough's relegation back to the Championship, and caretaker manager Steve Agnew stressed the need to reflect and rebuild.

The Chelsea striker was also seen waving to the fans after his goal, leaving them to speculate over his future.

"Whether they celebrate on our pitch or back at Stamford Bridge, they deserve to be where they are for what they've done so far".

Conte believes Chelsea overcame their greatest challenge when defeat at Jose Mourinho's Manchester United last month cut their lead to four points over Spurs, who the Blues then beat in the FA Cup semi-final.

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"It's our last game at home, and we've done reasonably well at home, so it would be nice to go out and get a result against them if we can, " said Albion midfielder Chris Brunt.

"They were better than us in every department, it could have been 4-0, 5-0 or 6-0 in the end. For this reason, I have to say thanks to my staff".

If Chelsea do not secure the title on Friday, they have two home games - against Watford and Sunderland - to complete the job.

Friday night looks likely to be the time Chelsea win the Premier League, at West Brom.

Courtois spent three years on loan at Atletico Madrid, winning LaLiga before claiming a Premier League title in his first campaign in English football.

"There are three games to go but always the most important is the next one". I think this season we worked very hard, but we are also very good and we are also very lucky. We owe it to our supporters and we have our own targets to hit.

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