John Terry scored on potentially his final start as Chelsea celebrated winning the Premier League title with a thrilling 4-3 victory over Watford on Monday amid a party atmosphere at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues made nine changes from the team that clinched the title at West Brom on Friday, and it was departing captain John Terry who scored the opener from a corner in the 22nd minute.

Terry appeared to have tears in his eyes after the celebrations but, less than 90 seconds later, it was his miscued header that gifted Etienne Capoue the equaliser.

Cesar Azpilicueta and Michy Batshuayi scored either side of half-time to make it 3-1 to Chelsea, only for Daryl Janmaat to reply with a fine individual goal before substitute Stefano Okaka levelled in the 74th minute.

But Cesc Fabregas came off the bench to snatch the winner with two minutes remaining and Sebastian Prodl was sent off in a fiery finish before fireworks and streamers filled the air.

The champions now finish the campaign at Stamford Bridge against Sunderland on Sunday when they will lift the Premier League trophy, and a victory would see them finish on 93 points, the second-highest tally behind Jose Mourinho’s 2004/05 Chelsea side, and become the first side to win 30 games in a Premier League season.

Watford, meanwhile, could end just a point above the relegation zone if they lose to Manchester City on the last day.

Having secured the title on Friday, and perhaps with one eye on the FA Cup final on May 27, Antonio Conte made nine changes to his starting line-up from the win over West Brom.

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