Fans react as Chelsea step closer to Premier League title

A dominant victory over Middlesbrough on Monday has all but guaranteed Chelsea the 2016/17 Premier League title.

The win at Stamford Bridge means that Antonio Conte’s men are now seven points clear at the top of the table with just three games of the season remaining.

After Tottenham were defeated at West Ham on Friday, Chelsea fans knew that a victory against Boro would almost ensure Premier League glory for the fifth time in their history and condemn their opponents to an immediate return to the Championship.

In the end, it was a walk in the park for the Blues, with goals from Diego Costa, Mikel Alonso and Nemanja Matic ensuring Chelsea ended the night on 84 points and with one hand on the Premier League trophy.

Middlesbrough once again struggled to pose any kind of attacking threat as they slipped out of the Premier League with little more than a whimper.

Chelsea fans took to social media to express their delight at the performance and at the season in general…