Chelsea have become a Premier League powerhouse over the last 15 years, winning five top flight titles since Roman Abramovich took over as chairman back in 2003.
We look back at some of Chelsea’s biggest wins in the Premier League era, with the Blues accumulating some impressive scores over the years.
9. Barnsley 0-6 Chelsea – August 1997
Barnsley were always going to struggle coming up against cult strike force Gianluca Vialli and Gianfranco Zola and the Tykes were duly made to pay for their defensive deficiencies.
Dan Petrescu and Gus Poyet bagged the two first strikes before Vialli stole the show with four goals as the Blues marched to a comprehensive 6-0 victory.
8. Chelsea 6-0 Manchester City – October 2007
Ten years ago, Manchester City weren’t quite the trophy winning juggernaut they’ve turned into in recent years. In fact, they were some way behind Chelsea, who were arguably the best team in England at the time.
Didier Drogba netted twice after Michael Essien opened the scoring before Joe Cole, Salomon Kalou and Andriy Shevchenko wrapped things up in a clinical display from Chelsea, who would go on to finish second in the league that year, two points behind Manchester United.
7. Chelsea 6-0 West Brom – August 2010
On the opening day of the 2010/11 season, Chelsea showed they meant business with a ferocious display against West Brom. with Drogba grabbing a hat trick and Florent Malouda scoring twice.
The Blues’ all time leading goalscorer Frank Lampard also got himself on the scoresheet in the 63rd minute.
6. Wigan 0-6 Chelsea – August 2010
Just one week after demolishing West Brom, Chelsea were at it again at Wigan, smashing the Latics by the same scoreline.
Florent Malouda grabbed the first before Anelka scored twice in four second half minutes. The Blues embarrassed their hosts as the game wore on, adding three more goals through Salomon Kalou and Yossi Banayoun, including two in injury time.
5. Chelsea 6-0 Arsenal – March 2014
Chelsea consolidated their lead at the top of the Premier League with a thrashing over the Gunners, securing their biggest ever win over Arsenal in Arsene Wenger’s 1000th game in charge.
Oscar scored twice as Samuel Eto’o, Andre Schurrle, Eden Hazard and Mohamed Salah also netted, with Kieran Gibbs sent off early in the first half, mistaken for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain who handled on the line.
Manchester City went on to win the Premier League title that year, finishing four points ahead of the Blues.
4. Chelsea 7-1 Aston Villa – March 2010
Chelsea love a big thumping win against Aston Villa and emerged victorious by six goals in March 2010 with Frank Lampard the star of the show, scoring an impressive four goals.
Villa nearly got to half-time level after John Carew’s 29th minute equaliser, but Lampard netted a minute before the interval and Chelsea romped to victory in the second period. Malouda scored twice alongside Kalou’s effort as the Londoners secured a 7-1 victory.
3. Chelsea 7-0 Stoke – April 2010
Kalou’s hat trick helped the Blues return to the Premier League summit later in 2010 as they secured another Premier league thrashing, this time against a hapless Stoke in April.
Midfielder Lampard netted another brace and goals from Daniel Sturridge and Malouda helped Chelsea reach touching distance of a league crown.
They duly secured the title two games later, with a win that is further down in this list, just one point ahead of Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United.
2. Chelsea 8-0 Aston Villa – December 2012
This 8-0 victory equalled Chelsea’s biggest win in history as Rafael Benitez’s men moved up to third in the table, sinking Aston Villa at the Bridge.
Ramires scored twice while Fernando Torres, David Luiz, Branislav Ivanovic, Oscar, Hazard and Lampard also got on the scoresheet to inflict a heaviest Premier League defeat on the Villans.
Third was where Chelsea stayed until the end of the season, finishing a massive 14 points behind United, who secured yet another title.
1. Chelsea 8-0 Wigan – May 2010
Chelsea broke United’s three year grip on the Premier League with their joint biggest win in their history over Wigan to secure the 2010 title.
Drogba netted a hat-trick, Anelka grabbed a brace as well as Lampard, Kalou and defender Ashley Cole completed the procession for Carlo Ancelotti’s men, who received the trophy at Stamford Bridge after the game.
As well as the league, the Blues completed a domestic double, beating Portsmouth in the FA Cup final at Wembley.