With the Premier League title already sewn up, Antonio Conte decided to give a number of his regulars a break on Monday night, making nine changes ahead of their home clash with Watford.
Despite the celebratory mood around Stamford Bridge and the usual guard of honour from the Watford players, the game was anything but an anti-climax, with seven goals scored on an unpredictable night in west London.
Captain John Terry, celebrated his first start since September by netting the Blues’ first goal, their 100th of the season in all competitions.
However, less than a minute later, the Chelsea captain’s error in his own box allowed Etienne Capoue to net a quickfire equaliser.
Cezar Azpilicueta, playing as a right wing-back, put the hosts back in front before the break, courtesy of a fine finish.
In the second-half, Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi made it 3-1 to the Blues who