Champions! Chelsea win the Premier League with three games to spare after Hazard header sees off Crystal Palace at the Bridge

CHELSEA 1-0 CRYSTAL PALACE – MATT BARLOW AT STAMFORD BRIDGE: In the end it worked out as most of those at Stamford Bridge had hoped and Roman Abramovich was waving and grinning from the posh seats. Chelsea won, thanks to a goal by the star of the season and clinched the title, their first in five years. Eden Hazard scored the goal, nodding in the rebound after missing his first penalty in the Barclays Premier League just before half-time. Cue champagne corks and celebrations down the King’s Road. They defended the lead, produced another clean sheet and the best team in the land are the champions. Bring on the streamers and the Queen song.

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