Jose Mourinho explains how Manchester United stopped Chelsea

Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte, has claimed that they have a 50-50 chance of winning the Premier League, following their 2-0 loss at Manchester United. "The kid played very well and again it was a great experience for him", he said.

"We didn't play a good game and United deserved to win the game", said Conte. Achieve that and they would deserve to win the league. "We must find the same", remarked The Blues manager.

Manchester United ignited the Premier League title race with a victory over leaders Chelsea, who are starting to feel the heat from red-hot Tottenham. We are lucky to have the pressure.

"If someone thinks it's normal for Chelsea to win the title, we started as underdogs after 10th place last season".

"Next week we've got Middlesbrough at home, that's a massive game and three points would boost our season", Pugh told the club website. If we win, we must be proud. "Be patient and have great will to fight. otherwise we must clap another team", he added.

The Red Devils are four points behind fourth-placed Manchester City, with a trip to the Etihad Stadium on the horizon on April 27.

He now has until Thursday to prepare his side for arguably their biggest match of the season - Anderlecht's visit in the Europa League quarter-final second leg (8.05pm) following last week's 1-1 draw.

"Why? Everybody knows why because we lost too many points at home". Indeed, when they faced United, the Chelsea back line was far from steady with Begovic underpinning them.

"When you beat the leader, it is obviously a very good feeling because you feel you are as good or better than them".

Chelsea's second defeat in four Premier League matches has coincided with some dazzling performances by Spurs, whose 4-0 demolition of Bournemouth on Saturday was their seventh consecutive league win.

But Mourinho's decision to rest Ibrahimovic in favor of 19-year-old Marcus Rashford, who'd only scored four league goals this season compared to Zlatan's haul of 17, was immediately vindicated.

"We have to think that there are six finals from now until the end".

"We will play with a lot more confidence", Belgium global Vertonghen said when asked how the Tottenham side of March 2015 compares with the team today.



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