Premier League 2017-04-17 5:24 AM

Chelsea took a stumble, decreasing their lead at the top of the Premier League at only four points and the title race is wide open again for Tottenham.

United manager Jose Mourinho had a rough time this season, losing 4-0 in the league at Chelsea and also going out of the FA Cup quarter-final at Stamford Bridge.

But they were well prepared and showed Masterclass with the likes of Marcus Rashford, paired with Jesse Lingard up front while Zlatan Ibrahimovic was rested.

Chelsea looked to be a sure-win for the League title, but took a stumble in their recent matches, including the home defeat by struggling Crystal Palace. The Spurs now pose as their biggest threat for the title, especially after their recent resurgence.

Conte’s side had a few problems with the team, keeper Thibaut Courtois ruled out with a training injury, Alonso withdrawn after the warm-up and referee Bobby Madley seemed to have missed a clear handball from Herrera as he intercepted Nemanja Matic’s pass before sending Rashford clear for the opener.

The Blues are still in a strong position, but the Spurs pose a big threat after seven successive league wins for the first time since 1967 with a 4-0 home win over Bournemouth on Saturday.

But a four-point lead counts for a lot with only six games left.


Manchester United

Rashford (7′ minutes)
Herrera (49′ minutes)


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