However temporarily it might have been, Chelsea were 13 points clear with 10 matches remaining.
The Londoners took the lead through the wizardry of Willian's right boot as his surprise free-kick bamboozled goalkeeper Lee Grant on 13 minutes, tucking the ball inside the near post.
"This is not the first time because it happened against Burnley".
And it was no coincidence that one of the first players he wanted to hail was Diego Costa, his famously tempestuous striker who, having received an early booking, kept his discipline - just about - under considerable provocation in the Stoke furnace.
Robson-Kanu restored West Brom's lead in the 55th minute with an opportunist finish 75 seconds after replacing Salomon Rondon and Dawson sealed the win with a thumping close-range header from a James McLean corner.
With the teams level after 70 minutes, Conte - who was without star forward Eden Hazard due to a reported muscle injury - changed his much-vaunted 3-4-3 formation to a 4-2-3-1 and Chelsea responded by upping the pressure to force a late victor.
It comes after Conte hit out at Manchester United's strategy against him in the FA Cup tie on Monday night as Hazard came under real pressure and some hefty challenges throughout the game.
"Playing my position, to have a penalty like that go against you, you can nearly see the headlines..."
"I think it is normal to try bring a player to be angry and then to react to commit another foul". For all Chelsea's flamboyance, there is no more important player to their system than the Frenchman.
Not even that could improve Costa's demeanour, though.
In May, he will kiss the Premier League trophy again and raise it aloft.
"When you want to win the league it's important not to drop points - above all when you play against not top teams, but medium or bottom teams".
There was slight confusion between Cahill, Walters and Thibaut Courtois, with the Stoke player going down.
At first glance it was a surprise to see Peter Crouch, so effective during the last meeting between these teams at Stamford Bridge in December, on the bench.
Moses spent the three seasons prior to this one out on loan with Liverpool, Stoke City and West Ham before returning to Chelsea last summer. Phil Bardsley's red card in the final minutes was inconsequential in the context of Cahill's shattering strike. Also, the flinging himself into the crowd of adoring Chelsea fans.
JIMI MANUWA stunned his home London crowd with an outrageous first-round knock out over top U.S. wrestler Corey Anderson . The 38-year-old is one of two men to defeat current flyweight and pound-for-pound kingpin Demetrious Johnson .
Wrightson was instrumental in creating some of the most wonderfully grim and beautifully terrifying images in comic history. In 1968, he showed copies of his sequential art to DC Comics editor Dick Giordano and was given a freelance assignment.
There's always one politician who can inflame passions in Scotland , even if she does it from the grave. Support for Scottish independence is lower than the last referendum in 2014, according to a new poll.
The current share price indicate that stock is -51.46% away from its one year high and is moving 19.49% ahead of its 52-week low. According to Thomson Reuters , sell-side analysts are forecasting a harmony target price of $1,575,840.00 on company shares.
Meanwhile, a report has confirmed that Sunil has chose to quite the show as he is shattered through the recent arguments. On Saturday, reports of a drunk Kapil Sharma assaulting his friend and colleague Sunil Grover, started doing the rounds.
Nunes was asked if there was any evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation . The British government objected and the Trump administration pledged not to use the claim again.
McCollum scored 26 and Jusuf Nurkic picked up another double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds despite battling foul trouble. Harden scored a game-high 38 points and added 10 rebounds and 11 assists as Houston split the season series with Cleveland.
Mr Chung added that Singapore imports some 70 per cent of its frozen chicken from Brazil, but this is not the case for beef. Wrongdoings would also include repackaging of expired products and the export of cargoes tainted with salmonella.
The statement added, "As a precautionary measure, we would also urge our users to update the McDelivery app on their devices". However Fallible claims that this fix did not solve the over-riding issue, with the affected server still leaking data.
Theresa May to trigger Brexit on March 29
The extra measures will place "a huge burden" on Parliament and government departments, the think tank says. It's not even certain the United Kingdom will survive the exit intact.