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No Harry Kane, no Kyle Walker, no Danny Rose and the two starting defensive midfielders off injured after 29 minutes at a side with the sixth-best home record in the Premier League and who held Chelsea there and we still came away with a victory.
That takes belief. Without the belief, you don't have the commitment and without the commitment, you don't have the success. At half time Mauricio Pochettino changed the system, he didn't give a motivational talk, motivation is internal, he didn't talk about what the opposition were doing and how to counteract that, he simply changed the system, talked about new roles and left the team to it.
The Argentinian came out for the second half 5 minutes early, he trusted his side, he trusted his players to motivate themselves and gain the win we needed to maintain any pressure we could on Chelsea. While there is a mathematical possibility, you have t believe the title is possible, otherwise it isn't.
Chelsea lost and the gap is reduced to seven points, Manchester City are up next for Chelsea. If City can win that and we can beat Swansea City on Wednesday then the gap is four points. The pressure of a four point gap is a world away from a ten point gap.
Manchester City at home, Bournemouth away, Manchester United away, Southampton at home three days after they play us in an FA Cup semi-final and Everton away are their next five Premier League fixtures.
We face Swansea City away, Watford at home, Bournemouth at home, the FA Cup semi-final, Crystal Palace away and Arsenal at home. The next four games we need four wins and just imagine if Manchester City and Manchester United both beat Chelsea.
The title is not over yet.
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