vs Spurs – Fight for top four finish
Tensions are running high for
teams, Chelsea and Tottenham are both hoping for a top four finish by the end
of the season.
Right now, as it stands
Tottenham are fourth with 55 points, in front of them are their North
London rivals Arsenal with 58, and trailing just 5 points behind Spurs are Chelsea. The race is on
to get a third or fourth place finish, but seeing how Arsenal
have won seven of their last 10 games, a fight for fourth is more likely.
Chelsea, despite the sacking of Villas-Boas
mid-season, seem to be adapting well to the situation. Since AVB’s departure
they have had one win, one loss and one draw – the draw was against Tottenham,
in the Premier League. In the Champions League they managed to comeback from a 3-1 deficit against
Napoli to get into the quarter finals, the
only English team this season to have gotten to the quarter finals.
Tottenham haven’t had that luck
in Europe, they didn’t get past the group
stages. The Premier League was a whole other story; they started very strong,
winning 7 out of their first ten games, and were third until Arsenal got ahead
From now till the end of the
season Chelsea will play Aston Villa, Fulham, Arsenal and Liverpool away and
will be playing Wigan, QPR and Blackburn at Stamford Bridge
Tottenham are hosting Swansea, Norwich, Blackburn
and Fulham and will be playing away against Sunderland,
QPR and Aston Villa. Tottenham seem like they have the easiest fixtures, but don’t
forget that teams in the relegation zone tend to fight back a lot at the end of
Both teams are also in the FA Cup, and if Tottenham go ahead and beat Bolton
they would be playing against each other on the 15th of April. Chelsea have been drawn against
Benfica in the Champions League with hopes of getting to the Semi-final where they
would play against Real Madrid or APOEL.
There's no doubt that the
Premier League will be full of excitement and surprises in these last weeks.
May the best team win!