Chelsea responded to their Carabao Cup Final loss against Manchester City `with a confident 2-0 London derby victory over Tottenham on Wednesday evening.
It looks very likely that Chelsea will end up losing Eden Hazard during next summer’s transfer window. The Belgian ace’s current contract with the club is set to expire during the summer of 2020 and he has yet to agree to fresh terms amidst interest from Real Madrid.
Chelsea booked their place in the Carabao Cup Final with a 4-2 win on penalties against Tottenham after the sides were unable to be separated over the two legs.
Chelsea were handed their first Premier League defeat of the season as they were beaten 3-1 by Tottenham at Wembley in Saturday’s late kick-off.
The biggest game of the weekend is, of course, the London derby between Chelsea and Tottenham. Saturday sees these two bitter rivals go head to head once again as third plays fourth at Wembley Stadium.
The race for the UEFA Champions League in the Premier League season will go right to the wire as Liverpool, Tottenham and Chelsea are still in the running for the final two places. While whichever side manages to secure third spot will be guaranteed Champions League football next year, if the Blues or Spurs finish fouth, they could miss out on Europe’s elite competition.
Chelsea needed to avoid defeat at all costs in their Easter Sunday clash with Tottenham to keep any hopes of a top-four finish alive. However, after going a goal ahead through Alvaro Morata, the hosts were brought crashing back down to earth. Christian Eriksen brought Spurs level before a Dele Alli brace sealed his side’s first win at Stamford Bridge for 28 years.