Race For Top 4 In English Premiership Intensifies

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After three consecutive draws. Lack of strikers upfront following the inability of Togolese striker, Emmanuel Adebayor to perform up to expectation forced Andre Villas-Boas to play Gareth Bale upfront, and the Welsh winger hasn’t disappointed, scoring crucial goals that has helped the London side maintain their chance of clinching a Champions League ticket.

Spurs have a clear chance of clinching a Champions League spot if they maintain their present form.

However the squad still has some crucial games against Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City which can damage their ambition of playing in the Champions League next season. Chelsea on the other hand has faced ups and downs throughout the season.

On current form, the Blues surprisingly lost 3-2 to Southampton last weekend but the FA Cup win over league leaders Manchester United has given indication that the Rafael Benitez side has all it takes to finish third behind the two Manchester clubs.

The Blues are likely to earn a place in the Champions League but with daunting tasks against City, Manchester United and Liverpool.

Arsenal suffered their worst start in a season under Arsene Wenger but the Gunners are slowly and steadily climbing their way up the table.

Wenger’s boys are struggling but manage to get results with their impressive 4-1 win against relegation struggling side Reading last Saturday at the Emirates Stadium.

Still four points behind north London rivals Spurs, the Gunners have a lot to do to close the gap. This includes today’s game away to West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United.

Everton has lost only three games this season but the number of draws played is frustrating the side’s quest.

A Back-to-back draw against Swansea and Southampton, narrow win against West Brom and the thrilling come back against Aston Villa has been Everton’s recent form.


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