Chelsea v Stoke: Paul Merson predicts Blues to make it 13 consecutive winsGETTY

Paul Merson believes Chelsea will beat Stoke

Antonio Conte’s Premier League leaders have racked up a club-record 12 wins on the spin.

Diego Costa and N’Golo Kante are available again after missing the on Boxing Day through suspension.

“I think Chelsea have been different class”

Paul Merson

And former star Merson is backing the Blues to beat Mark Hughes’ Potters 3-0.

He told Sky Sports: “I think have been different class – and were brilliant against again.

“To do what they’ve done, I think a 13th straight win is definitely on the cards.

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Antonio Conte has guided Chelsea to the top of the table

have to get lucky.

“They took the lead against and Joe Allen should have scored really, and if he does then it’s 2-0 – but Liverpool go down the other end and it’s 1-1.

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Paul Merson believes Mark Hughes’ side will lose 3-0

“So they need luck and get the ball into the box.

“I don’t think Liverpool would be able to live with Peter Crouch but they have to get far enough up the pitch to pose them problems.”

Source: http://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/573907/Chelsea-Stoke-Paul-Merson-Predictions-Gossip