Pressure is on Chelsea - Redknapp

24 April 2010 04:36
Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp believes Chelsea face a tougher run-in than champions Manchester United as two bid for the Premier League title.United took a two-point lead at the top of the table following a 3-1 win over Spurs, but Chelsea have a game in hand. [LNB]And Redknapp said the win puts the pressure back on to Chelsea. [LNB]"I can see United picking up six points from their final two matches. I would be surprised if they didn't. It is not going to be easy for Chelsea," he said. [LNB]Chelsea play Stoke on Sunday before their final two games of the season against Liverpool and Wigan.[LNB] The main thing is we are top of the table with two games left Sir Alex Ferguson Meanwhile, United travel to Sunderland before taking on Stoke at home in their final match, two games Redknapp expects United to win. [LNB]"The pressure is back on Chelsea that's for sure. They are not top any more and they have difficult games," he said. [LNB]"Stoke don't lie down for anyone and they also have to go to Liverpool, which is a massive game." [LNB]Despite the absence of Rio Ferdinand and Wayne Rooney, who could miss the rest of the season with a groin injury, United secured three crucial points at Old Trafford against a Tottenham team that had enjoyed successive victories over London rivals Arsenal and Chelsea in the past week.[LNB] If we dont beat Stoke and Wigan we dont deserve to win it Tommy 99 Ryan Giggs converted two second-half penalties, sandwiched between a deft finish from Nani in the 81st minute, as United intensified the pressure on their west London rivals. [LNB]"I left it between Ryan and Nani to decide who would take the penalties," added Ferguson. [LNB]"His experience showed in the end because he took two really good penalties. [LNB]"The main thing is we are top of the table with two games left. Who is to say what is going to happen? We have done our job."

Source: BBC_Sport