Chelsea vs Sunderland Odds – Sunday 21st May 2017 – 15:00
Chelsea are 1/7 with the draw at 13/2 and Sunderland are 20/1
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Chelsea welcome Sunderland to Stamford Bridge in their final game of the season, with Chelsea confirmed as Premier League Champions.
Antonio Conte’s men come into this match on the back of another win, this time a 4-3 victory against Watford.
John Terry opened the scoring for Chelsea (22), with the defender scoring in one of his last league appearances from the Blues.
Etienne Capoue (24) equalised for the Hornets just two minutes later, with Terry going from hero to zero.
Cesar Azpilicueta (36) gave Chelsea the lead for the second time in the match, with the Blues leading 2-1.
Michy Batshuayi (49) scored his second goal in as many matches, to give Chelsea a commanding 3-1 lead.
Daryl Janmaat (51) scored a superb solo goal to make it 3-2, before Stefano Okaka (74) made it 3-3 for Watford with 16 minutes to go.
Cesc Fabregas (88) scored the winner with a classy finish, to make it 4-3 to Chelsea in a seven-goal thriller.
Chelsea have now cemented the Premier League title, they will be looking to win this final fixture.
It was another excellent win for the Blues, who prevailed despite facing an excellent Watford side.
They are ten points clear at the top of the table on 90, with Sunderland left to play they are targeting 93 points.
Blues Heavy Favourites
Conte’s men go into this match as favorites, and will see this as an ideal opportunity to consolidate their title win.
The Blues will be delighted with their season, they will be now be turning their attention to the FA Cup final against Arsenal.
Chelsea will be looking to continue their excellent recent record against Sunderland, they are looking for a 57th win in 113 meetings.
Black Cats Down
Sunderland come into this fixture on the back of a 2-0 defeat away against Arsenal, who are still in the top four mix.
Despite their relegation, Sunderland dug in to frustrate the Gunners, with the Black Cats keeping Arsenal at bay.
Alexis Sanchez finally broke through late in the second half (72), scoring a crucial opener 18 minutes from time.
The Chilean forward doubled his and Arsenal’s tally (81), just nine minutes later to settle the tie.
Ultimately, it was another poor performance from Sunderland, who remain bottom of the league on 24 points.
David Moyes side have had a tough season, but the rebuilding job now begins for them in the Championship.
They come into the match in poor form, having lost four and registered just four points in their last six games.
Sunderland have been bottom for most of the season, they have lost 25 of their 36 games, winning just six matches.
Big Test For Sunderland
The Black Cats come into this match as underdogs, they could spring an unwanted surprise on Chelsea though.
The match against Chelsea will be an excellent opportunity for Sunderland, to regain some pride and their place at the club.
Sunderland will be looking to register a first win since 2010/11 at Stamford Bridge, they won 3-0 on that afternoon.
Both teams are 7/4 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Chelsea are Diego Costa at 9/4 with Michy Batshuayi at 5/2. For Sunderland, Jermain Defoe is at 10/1 with Victor Anichebe and Fabio Borini at 20/1.
The last time that these two sides met Chelsea won 1-0 and the odds of the same result are 11/2.
Chelsea vs Sunderland Odds
Tip 1 – Batshuayi to score first @ 5/2
Tip 2 – Chelsea to win 3-1 @ 12/1