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Chelsea’s wish came true. Tottenham lost to West Ham, the four-point gap between them and the Blues remained intact, and now Antonio Conte’s team have the chance to win the Premier League title before their London rivals play their next game.
If Chelsea beat Middlesbrough on Monday and West Brom on Friday, they will have built a ten-point difference from second-placed Tottenham, which will be impossible for Mauricio Pochettino’s men to cover in their three remaining games.
Even so, the Argentine manager tried to stay positive after the… heartbreaking 1-0 defeat at West Ham.
We’re still fighting. We’re disappointed with the result. Now we must wait for the Chelsea result and then there are three games ahead to play. I think you all know that now it is more difficult to try to catch Chelsea. But we need to try, always to the end, always
Pochettino told Sky Sports, trying to look as positive as possible.
In football there are a lot of topics that make me laugh. We arrived at West Ham after nine wins in a row. I have listened about this pressure thing for many, many weeks. Maybe when you lose it is because of the pressure or a bad performance. You can find many reasons why we lose. The reality is we didn’t score
the Tottenham manager answered, when he was asked whether or not it was the pressure that finally broke his team, a question that the Argentine didn’t particularly like…