Klopp bank­ing on Chelsea to slow City charge

Observer on Saturday - - Sport -

- Jur­gen Klopp will be des­per­ately hop­ing Chelsea can slow down Manch­ester City's ti­tle charge this week­end as he bal­ances his Premier League am­bi­tions with a Cham­pi­ons League decider against Napoli. Un­beaten Liver­pool are cling­ing on in the ti­tle race, scor­ing deep into added time against Ever­ton last week and re­cov­er­ing from a goal down to beat Burn­ley on Wed­nes­day to move just two points be­hind City. Else­where, all eyes will again be on the next in­stal­ment in the Old Traf­ford soap opera, with stut­ter­ing Manch­ester United host­ing bot­tom club Ful­ham. Tot­ten­ham - yet to reg­is­ter a sin­gle draw in the Premier League this sea­son - are away to Le­ices­ter. Arse­nal play lowly


Hud­der­s­field. AFP Sports picks out some of the main talk­ing points ahead of the week­end fix­tures in the Premier League. Chelsea were un­beaten in their first 12 Premier League games, de­ter­minedly hang­ing on to the coat-tails of Manch­ester City and Liver­pool But if they lose to Pep Guardi­ola's league lead­ers at Stam­ford Bridge to­day, they will be look­ing at a yawn­ing gap of 13 points - and it would be their third de­feat in four league games.

CRUNCH TIME: Jose Mour­inho and Jur­gen Klopp.

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