Premier League leaders, Chelsea have beaten Arsenal’s record after defeating West Ham at the London Stadium on Monday night. The Blues’ victory is their 118th success against capital rivals since 1992 – one more victory than the Gunners.
The record makes the club the dominant force in the capital, an achievement the Gunners had held for a long time. They could further extend the record when Crystal Palace visit on 1 April.
Antonio Conte’s men saw off their London rivals courtesy of goals from Eden Hazard and Diego Costa. The victory was their 21st in 27 games taking them 10 points ahead of closest rivals Tottenham Hotspur.