Diego Costa nodded in the decisive goal as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 1-0 to continue their winning streak and record their 11th win in the English premier league this season.
Costa who is now the leading top scorer in the premier league with 13 goals scored, the goal in the 43rd minutes before half time, giving Conte’s men confidence before half time.
Marcos Alonso almost doubled Chelsea’s’ lead, but his ball hit the underside of the crossbar with a curling 25-yard free-kick.
Crystal Palace got their best chances in the game when Jason Puncheon had the opportunity to nod in the ball, but he headed wide and fired a free-kick narrowly over.
The 11th win for Chelsea is reminiscent of Chelsea’s 11 matches won between April to September in 2009.
Chelsea remain on top of the premier league table with 43 points.