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Antonio Conte delivers verdict on Tottenham chances in the PL title race

Chelsea saw their Premier League title hope dented with a 2-0 defeat at Manchester United on 16 April. "I think for us it was important this win". "If I can score a few more goals this season that would be good. For this reason, I must be pleased". We congratulate Chelsea and now we try to fight for the Premier League, to try to catch them. Eden Hazard, Diego Costa, and Cesc Fabregas were also drafted back into the starting XI following their game-winning performances off the bench during the FA Cup semi-final win over Tottenham.

"Everyone feels a bit of pressure", Conte added.

"This season it's very important to understand that it's not always about who spends more money who wins", said the Italian. "The goals are their life", said Conte, whose side visit sixth-place Everton on Sunday. Sometimes he was lacking in different circumstances but I was always confident about him.

The Chelsea veteran defender has spent 22 years with the club but recently announced his intention to move on, sparking fierce speculation about his next move and has been linked with clubs in and outside the Premier League, including in China. Dusan Tadic worked Courtois with a skidding effort and Gabbiadini hit the side-netting after again being left unmarked at a corner, moving Conte to angrily kick a bag beside the dug-out.

The Italy worldwide has scored 25 goals in just 30 Serie A games for the club this term to help them to ninth place in the table, and with five other assists as well, it means that he has been involved in just under half of their 63 league goals this season.

"In my team, I don't want selfish players".

"Only the people who know how to play the final pass for a goal know what it feels like, and I feel vast joy when a goal is scored from my pass".

The 36-year-old recently announced that he's set to leave Stamford Bridge after two decades of world-class service in the Blues outfit, which obviously gave all Chelsea fans some proud and emotional goosebumps when he was subbed on for the final ten minutes of the game.

As the battle for the Premier League title enters the home straight, every passing fixture seems to carry more weight and bear greater significance.

Saints manager Claude Puel drew encouragement from the moments of discomfort the visitors caused Chelsea.

Claude Puel's Southampton worked their way back into the game, keeping tidy possession in midfield and making surging runs with Sofiane Boufal, Ryan Bertrand and Manolo Gabbiadini looking unsafe.


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