Tottenham 9-2 for title as Blues lose at United

IT looks as though there could be a Premier League title race after all following Chelsea’s 2-0 defeat at Manchester United.

The loudest cheers of the day are likely to have come from the white half of north London as the league leaders failed to re-establish their seven-point lead over closest rivals Tottenham.

Chelsea remain red-hot favourites to finish top of the pile but they are out 2-11 to secure the title having been 1-12 at the start of the day.

Tottenham are in to 9-2 after they brushed past Bournemouth 4-0 on Saturday and all of a sudden they can see Chelsea on the horizon.

United were hardly troubled by Chelsea and Marcus Rashford’s seventh-minute strike – he was 13-2 to open the scoring – never looked like being cancelled out.

Ander Herrera grabbed a second just after the break and Antonio Conte’s outfit failed to register a shot on target as they succumbed to the home side’s stifling tactics.

Jose Mourinho will take great delight in getting one over his former side and the Red Devils have been cut to 7-2 to secure a top-four finish. 

Liverpool are 1-6 to secure a Champions League spot after they overcame a tricky test by beating West Brom 1-0 at the Hawthorns.

Roberto Firmino’s 45th-minute goal lifted the Reds back into third place two points above Manchester City and six points clear of United. 

Match in Focus

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Russia v Mexico

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Key stats
  • Mexico are unbeaten in their last ten competitive games.
Expert verdict
Mexico have had to come from behind in both of their matches but are on four points and can wrap up qualification with a victory over Russia in Kazan. Russia failed to register a shot on target in their 1-0 loss to Portugal and their lack of firepower may cost them a place in the last four.

 

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