Five fixtures Chelsea must drop points in to keep the title race alive
It is only February, and the Premier League season is all but over in the eyes of many.
Chelsea are eight points clear at the top of the table with just over a third of the campaign remaining, and are showing no signs of slowing in their thus far dominant march towards the title.
Since their 2-0 defeat to Tottenham at the very start of the year – which itself brought an end to a 13-game winning streak in the league – the Blues remain undefeated, with one Burnley and Liverpool able to take points from the London side.
Even former manager Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea are “already Premier League Champions“.
This is the Premier League, however. A league where Leicester and Blackburn have been champions. A league where Manchester City can wait until the last seconds of the ENTIRE SEASON to pinch the title from the graspof their city rivals. A league where a once-dominant Arsenal can go over a decade without their named etched in silver.
So the race may not be over, but it certainly is Chelsea’s to lose. If they are to slip from top spot, here are FIVE fixtures in which they must drop points before the end of May…