Chelsea will be looking ahead to the pivotal clash against Tottenham on Saturday, after being beaten 2-0 by Manchester United.
Anthony Martial and Harry Maguire scored either side of half-time to secure the three points, while Frank Lampard’s side saw two goals ruled out by VAR to compound their frustration.
The Blues must now dust themselves down and prepare for the visit of Jose Mourinho’s Spurs, with only a point separating the two sides.
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N’Golo Kante’s influence laid bare
N’Golo Kante has endured an injury-hit season at Chelsea so far this campaign.
The Frenchman missed seven of the first 11 Premier League games of the 2019-20 season, and has started just 16 of the 26 league games, with a further two appearances coming from the bench.
It seems the injury problems are not going away soon, with Kante leaving the field with just 12 minutes of Chelsea’s game against Manchester United played.
Here’s why the Frenchman will be sorely missed.
John Terry delivers verdict on the top four
Former Chelsea captain John Terry has made a prediction on the top four race after Monday’s defeat to Manchester United.
Olivier Giroud sends message to Frank Lampard
Chelsea forward Oliver Giroud is ready to solve Frank Lampard’s striker crisis after returning to the fold against Manchester United.
Giroud made his first appearance for Lampard’s side since November by coming on as a second half substitute in the 2-0 defeat to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side.
The Frenchman was close to leaving Stamford Bridge last month, with Lampard giving the forward permission to depart if the right offer was made.
And despite plenty of speculation linking the 33-year-old with a move away, nothing formal materialised, with Giroud…