There are eight games left to play and seven points to chase down. We are going to break down each remaining game week to see if Spurs can close the gap at the top of the table and clinch their first ever Premier League title.
Game week 31:
Tottenham v Watford – Buoyed by their late win at Swansea on Wednesday Spurs come flying out of the blocks to dominate the Hornets and put Chelsea in the hot seat. Tottenham win.
Bournemouth v Chelsea – Under pressure from a Spurs victory earlier in the day Chelsea take a patient approach on the South coast but their quality sees out over 90 minutes. Chelsea win
Chelsea 75 points; Tottenham 68
Game week 32:
Tottenham v Bournemouth – Another early home game sees Harry Kane return from injury. A bouncing White Hart Line welcomes an easy victory. Tottenham win
Man Utd v Chelsea – There is nothing Jose Mourinho likes more than spoiling a party. United set up to frustrate the Blues and eke out a 1-0 win to raise the heat on Conte’s men. Chelsea lose.
Chelsea 75 points; Tottenham 71
Game week 33:
Chelsea v Southampton – The Premier League leaders make no mistake in a home night game. With little for Southampton to play for they can’t make it a contest and Chelsea see them off. Chelsea win.
Crystal Palace v Tottenham – A tight game. The lead is back up to 7 points and Spurs have to win here. Palace are fighting for their survival and do not give an inch. A late Spurs winner seals it. Tottenham win.
Chelsea 78 points; Tottenham 74
Game week 34:
Everton v Chelsea – A huge Sunday. On paper a tough game but Chelsea turn on the focus and knuckle down to a 2-0 win. Over to you Spurs. Chelsea win.
Tottenham v Arsenal – The Gunners, trying to chase down Liverpool and City, are not about to roll over for their rivals. The teams duel, blow for blow. Spurs seal it with a late penalty. Tottenham win.
Chelsea 81 points; Tottenham 77
Game week 35:
West Ham v Tottenham – This London derby is another close game. Tottenham get up a goal early and give their fans heart attacks before holding on for a 1-0 win. Tottenham win.
Chelsea v Middlesbrough – The gap is only 1 point and Middlesbrough have to win or they are relegated. The match is a tight 1-1 affair until the last 10 minutes when another goal each ends in a tie. Chelsea draw.
Chelsea 82 points; Tottenham 80 points
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Game week 36:
West Brom v Chelsea – Tony Pulis’ side do exactly what he wants them to do. They frustrate the hell out of the league leaders and walk away with a point. Chelsea draw.
Tottenham v Man United – Tottenham know they can go top with win. Mourinho has other ideas and shuts down Eriksen effectively to seal a 2-1 victory. Spurs’ winning run is over. Tottenham lose.
Chelsea 83 points; Tottenham 80 points
Game week 37:
Chelsea v Watford – Sensing the title is close Chelsea make light work of a mid-table side with nothing to play for. Chelsea win.
Leicester v Tottenham – A trip to the current Premier League champions provides no difficulty for Spurs as the Foxes slump after their Champions league exit. Tottenham win.
Chelsea 86 points; Tottenham 83 points
Game week 38:
Hull City v Tottenham – With a better goal difference Spurs know that a win and a Chelsea loss hands them the title. They do their bit as 3-0 winners. With a huge 86 points on the board they can only hope for a Chelsea slip. Tottenham win.
Chelsea v Sunderland – The Blues know they only need a point against relegated Sunderland to clinch the title. They run out at a canter for a 4-1 victory. Chelsea win their fifth Premier League title. Chelsea win.
Chelsea 89 points; Tottenham 86 points