Chelsea keep top-four hopes alive with win at Swansea

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Liverpool are now in the driving seat as they're six points ahead of Chelsea in third place but they've played a game more and crucially must travel to Stamford Bridge next weekend.

A third successive away win cut the gap on fourth-placed Tottenham to two points, who have a game in hand and entertain Watford on Monday night. After such a boring first half performance from Swansea, in the final moments of the game the Swans began to fight. It won't be easy. "Football is not simple and anything can happen".

Mike van der Hoorn got in the way of a goal-bound Victor Moses strike soon after, while Alfie Mawson clipped his own crossbar attempting to clear a loose ball as Chelsea dominated the opening period.

One could call Liverpool's scoreless draw with 18th- (now 19th-) place Stoke a hangover after the emotional toll of Tuesday's Champions League semifinals first-leg thrashing of Roma, but in truth the Reds were their typically dominant selves, only without the precision and final touch which have come to define their campaign.

A home win would move Antonio Conte's men to within just three points and they'd be confident of drawing level with Liverpool by beating Huddersfield in their game in hand at the Bridge on the 9th May.

"Every team is fighting for something, 80 per cent of the league, so yes we played before (Spurs) this time - they are playing after us".

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"It is something very positive if we play like that under pressure, the pressure is welcome because we play in a good way to stay in the division".

Struggling Saints had not won in the top flight at St Mary's since November but the recalled Tadic changed that with a goal in either half to end a nine-game winless league run.

"We just have to keep on winning, but they obviously have the advantage because they are on top".

Second-bottom Stoke is three points from safety, but boss Paul Lambert said: "If the lads had played like that from the start of the season, I would not be here and they would be cruising in the league". Now we have three games to go and have to win for our fans, for our work and then we'll see what happens.

Match of the Day would also display a graphic showing that Kante's 96.9 per cent pass competition percentage in Swansea's half was the best in the Premier League on Saturday.

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