By Kazeem Ugbodaga with Agency report
Michy Batshuayi’s 82nd minute strike gave Chelsea 1-0 victory over West Brom and crowned English Premier League champion for the fifth time.
The goal came after resilient West Brom players mounted an organised defence, but pressure from the visitors game them victory and crowned champion of England.
Substitute Batshuayi had scored in the 82nd minute to secure the vital win, sliding in to turn home Cesar Azpilicueta’s cut-back from close range.
After nearest rivals Tottenham lost against West Ham on 5 May, Chelsea needed only two wins from their final four matches to take the trophy.
They convincingly beat Middlesbrough 3-0 on Monday and wrapped things up with victory at The Hawthorns.
Chelsea were made to work hard on the night by a resolute West Brom.
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