A 4-2 victory against Stoke City saw Chelsea equal the record previously held by Arsenal for the most consecutive Premier League victories.
Willian scored a brace whilst Diego Costa and Gary Cahill chipped in with a goal apiece as the Blues come into the new year as the outright favourites for the league.
Chelsea lead at half time
Chelsea went into half time with a 1-0 lead after Gary Cahill headered home a cross from Cesc Fabregas as Conte’s men looked to bury Stoke before the half was up.
By half time, Chelsea had amounted quite a few chances but were not nearly as dominant as they would have liked to be.
Stoke had a few chances and as Mark Hughes said before the game they had no intentions of playing negative football.
Stoke take the game to them
Stoke had the dream start to the second half as Bruno martins Indi scored with a left footed shot in the box to draw the away side level.
Chelsea however hit back 10 minutes later when Eden hazard set the ball up for Willian to finish after a great run out wide by Victor Moses as they went 2-1 up.
Mark Hughes replaced Xherdan Shaqiri with Bojan who had an immediate impact. He linked up with peter Crouch before playing in Diouf who squared the ball for Crouch to finish and pull stoke level again at 66 minutes.
Chelsea prove to be too good
Unfortunately for Stoke their equalizer was soon cancelled out by Willian who put Chelsea ahead just a minute after they conceded their second.
Chelsea looked to have learnt from their earlier mistakes and kept pressing Stoke as they searched for more goals.
Diego Costa would eventually have the final say as he scored in the 85th minute to cap off the 4-2 victory for the Blues to put keep them high on top of the league.
Chelsea next face Tottenham Hotspurs in what is set to be a very entertaining fixture.