After last win against West Ham United in London Stadium, the Premier League 2016-17 leaders Chelsea set up a record. The Blues marked 118th victory over London side which is more than any other team. Earlier, Arsenal set up record of 117 London Derby wins which is now surpassed by Chelsea.
118 London Derby Wins By Chelsea, New Record
The Blues visited West Ham to continue their Premier League campaign against London side West Ham United. Continuing their brilliant form, Chelsea registered another Premier League and maintained 10 points lead over second place Tottenham Hotspur.
118 – Chelsea have enjoyed 118 Premier League London derby wins, more than any other side (one more than Arsenal). Capital.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) March 6, 2017
They have opportunity to improve this record as Chelsea are scheduled to play against Crystal Palace on 1st April.
Goals from Eden Hazard and Diego Costa helped Chelsea to claim all three points at London Stadium. Antonio Conte’s side have now won 21 of their 27 matches this season.
Chelsea have another big game on the way as they will be playing against Manchester United in quarter final round of FA Cup on 13 March. Chelsea home ground, Stamford Bridge will host this game.