Chelsea remain top
Chelsea came out of the Christmas period on top of the tree despite defeat at Spurs in their last outing. The blues pulled together a staggering run of 13 wins on the bounce to remain in prime position in the title race.
Conte’s team are five points ahead in the race and will go into Sunday’s FA Cup game with Peterborough brimming with confidence.
Marcos Alonso set a personal major milestone on boxing day when the vistory over Crystal Palace made him the first top-flight player ever to win their first 13 starts for an English club.
Having made his debut in the League Cup victory over Leicester City, his next start for the Blues coincided with the start of Chelsea’s Premier League winning streak, against Hull, and Alonso has played every minute since.