For 81 minutes, Chelsea were denied by a resolute West Bromwich Albion side, buoyed by a standout performance from goalkeeper Ben Foster.
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For 75 minutes — just as he’d done for the majority of the 2016-17 Premier League season, his first in England — Michy Batshuayi sat quietly on the Chelsea bench, waiting.
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When Antonio Conte called upon him in the 76th minute, Batshuayi had scored just a single PL goal this season — scored all the way back on Aug. 20, the second game of the season.
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Seven minutes later, a second league goal to his name,Batshuayi had written his name in Chelsea folklore for the rest of eternity — the player who scored the goal that clinched Chelsea’s fifth PL title (sixth in all eras).