Chelsea lose further ground in title race after being hunted down by Wolves BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Chelsea slipped 10 points behind Manchester City in the Premier League title race after a shock defeat at feisty Wolves. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/chelsea-lose-further-ground-in-title-race-after-being-hunted-down-by-wolves-37599681.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/article37599680.ece/2c6fb/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_e7492c81-6b98-45ba-ae6d-eae600fb6fd5_1 Email Chelsea slipped 10 points behind Manchester City in the Premier League title race after a shock defeat at feisty Wolves. The hosts ended a two-month wait for a win with quickfire second-half goals from Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota clinching a 2-1 victory. Ruben Loftus-Cheek’s deflected strike opened the scoring for the Blues but they now sit fourth to seriously trail leaders City. Pep Guardiola’s side visit Stamford Bridge on Saturday with Chelsea facing a must-win game to avoid slipping further behind after a second defeat in three league outings. Maurizio Sarri’s five changes backfired as Alvaro Morata again drew a blank and Andreas Christensen was culpable for both Wolves goals. Wolves had lost five of their previous six games but showed excellent fight at Molineux to recover and lift themselves up to 12th. Chelsea bossed the first half and Rui Patricio gathered Hazard’s tame effort early on while Morata fired over after 12 minutes. But the visitors did not have to wait long… Read full this story
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