Title race? Paul Merson predicts Tottenham and Chelsea results

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Chelsea coach, Antonio Conte has suggested that his side could have come out with a better result than a defeat if Victor Moses had played against Crystal Palace.

Antonio Conte admitted the Premier League title race is interesting again after his Chelsea side were beaten 2-1 by Crystal Palace.

Chelsea face a crunch match at home to challengers Manchester City on Wednesday.

"We just have a big squad and that's very important, especially near the end of the season". "Today we deserved at least to draw because we had many chances to score and we dominated the game".

"It's very hard to see this situation". I think Chelsea will bounce back here. To go game by game. So we must recover and rest, and remember that in England there are no easy games.

Chelsea's position is still the envy of their rivals. Burnley need to win, they're on the old glass mountain with moccasin slippers on.

Tottenham closed the gap to within seven points of Chelsea with a routine 2-0 win over Burnley.

"Not (just) for us but for a lot of teams". You have to learn from these situations and try to win the next game.

Benteke added: "We have to keep going".

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Following successive defeats to Liverpool and Arsenal the Blues won 13 straight games before the loss at Tottenham on January 4.

The result extended their current unbeaten run to eight league games - the longest such sequence of Guardiola's tenure - but the last three of those matches have all been drawn. That win also made Allardyce the first manager to win a Premier League game against Chelsea with four different clubs.

"But we have to think about the next game".

The pick of the bunch from Wednesday's Premier League fixtures is at Stamford Bridge, where league leaders Chelsea host Manchester City (20:00).

Chelsea failed to avoid defeat against Palace despite boasting a close to full-strength team and having nearly 80 minutes in which to turn the game around.

Zaha switched global allegiance from England to Ivory Coast past year and played in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

Zaha returned to Palace after a short and unhappy spell at Manchester United, while his decision to choose Ivory Coast over England was scrutinised during the worldwide break.