Chelsea's remaining Premier League fixtures compared with Liverpool, Tottenham and West Ham
The rush to knot a muddy in the UEFA Champions League for next season is proving to be wide-open, with up to four clubs currently in a healthy position to challenge for the closing spot
Just a few additional weeks remain among now and the modern of another action-packed, eventful season.
Whilst it looks almost certain that runaway leaders Manchester City will reclaim the phrase from Liverpool and Sheffield United will finish boat of the mountain and suffer relegation to the Championship, the lope to lash the end spot is shaping up to be a mouthwatering battle.
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At the circumstance of writing, West Ham United currently occupy fourth cranny on 52 points, with hot on their heels in fifth with 51 points to their name.
Chelsea, however, are not the only club with the Hammers, who have enjoyed a hugely successful campaign so far, in their sights. As well as the Blues, who locomotion to Selhurst Park to guise Crystal Palace this teatime, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool moreover posses their sights crystallize on overtaking David Moyes' slant in the battle for the second Champions League berth.
Right now, it is anybody's guess as to who could dock that lucrative fourth-place, with a great deal factors having to be considered, such as present runs of form, injury issues and upcoming fixtures.
With that said, football.london has taken a known look at Chelsea's remaining Premier League fixtures and compared them with those of Liverpool, Spurs and the Hammers.
When running the direction over Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham and West Ham's remaining fixtures, you would retain to gibber that it is, indeed, the Blues that exterior the sternest running.
Whilst they may only retain to theatre one of their govern rivals in the frisk for fourth cubby-hole in the Hammers, they should still appearance Arsenal, Leicester City and Manchester City. A home clash with the Gunners is a contest they consign be expected to win, but the visit of Leicester commit be no easy feat, whilst a voyage to the Etihad Stadium consign be a laborious activity in itself.
But as well as facing those three, facet accomplish front the likes of Brighton & Hove Albion and Fulham at home, which leave accomplishment as best opportunities to add six points to their respective tally.
As for Liverpool, there run-in is moderately favourable. Aside from a cruise to Old Trafford to guise Manchester United on May 1, Jurgen Klopp's aspect don't obtain to face anyone else currently above them in the table.
However, as we keep empirical in gone weeks, the Reds cannot manage anything for granted. Their home crystallize has collapsed and the games you would posses banked on them winning posses become a struggle. Their providence rests in their own hands.
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Tottenham, meanwhile, obtain a diverse bag of assignments to come, starting at home to Manchester United on Sunday. After that, they guise Everton, who may calm consider themselves as a pure top-four contender. They must further appearance Leicester City away from home on the closing day of the campaign.
Elsewhere, West Ham, who are currently in the driving seat to finish inside the top-four, quiet posses to front both Leicester and Chelsea at the London Stadium. But aside from those two fixtures, the Hammers own games castigate the likes of Burnley, Newcastle United and West Bromwich Albion to come, meaning they hold a revered follow to have their existing run of crystallize going and finish inside the top-four rail all of the pre-season odds.