Chelsea down Liverpool to move within two points of Spurs

Olivier Giroud celebrates his winner against Liverpool with his Chelsea team-mates

Olivier Giroud celebrates his winner against Liverpool with his Chelsea team-mates

Antonio Conte's men had appeared nearly out of the running until recently, but Olivier Giroud's first-half header secured them a fourth successive top-flight win and they go into the final two games of the season within striking distance of Spurs.

"We are getting three points every game".

"Our future is not in our hands but we have to try to get three points to put the pressure on the team who stay ahead of us". We play the last game at home and Chelsea play at Newcastle.

Liverpool were in London today to face Chelsea in a match which could have secured their top four place.

Chelsea had chances to increase their lead after the break, with Eden Hazard and Marcos Alonso both going close against a Liverpool side with their minds, unsurprisingly, firmly on their upcoming Champions League final clash with Real Madrid.

It was a frustrating return to domestic action for Liverpool after their Champions League semi-final success against Roma in midweek.

Wenger then got to lift a Premier League trophy for one final time: a miniature gold version that celebrates the unbeaten Invincibles season 14 years ago.

A strong showing from the struggling visitors earned a valuable point which may be enough to keep them in the Premier League next season, an impressive achievement given their limited budget.

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"Today he played a very good game and worked very hard without the ball, but I am pleased for the whole performance of the whole team".

"Yes I think it was a dive, wasn't it?"

"When I woke up this morning I was hoping for a 3-0 win, so we didn't have to care about the Brighton game and could start to prepare the final".

'He has to be much better, he can do much better and he will score again, there is no doubt about that.

If only Chelsea had played like this more often this season.

The manager also spoke on Mohamed Salah's yellow card for a perceived dive after minimal contact from Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger.

Liverpool did gradually wake up, however, with Mane looking particularly threatening, drilling a 25-yard half-volley at Thibaut Courtois.

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