Club Must Take Best Decision - Antonio Conte Coy On Staying At Chelsea

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Chelsea, fifth on 69 points, would jump into fourth by beating struggling Huddersfield on Wednesday and Spurs lose to Rafa Benitez's side.Should Huddersfield lose, their Premier League fate would go down to the wire when they host Arsenal in Arsene Wenger's final game in charge of the Gunners.

Antonio Rudiger should have scored twice and Jonas Lossl saved brilliantly to deny Andreas Christensen following a late goalmouth scramble.

"The only hope and intention was to keep our hopes alive and win the game".

On a scorching afternoon in the capital it required a great deal of commitment to ensure Chelsea saw the game out, and the players responded by giving their all, with eight of the 11 starters covering over 10 km in the Bank Holiday heat. Liverpool have to win the last game against Brighton and it's the same for Tottenham.

"This season we were predicted as the team to get relegated by miles and I understand it".

"When you create so many chances you must take them, but in this season it's not the first time we are not clinical".

Chelsea's hopes faint hopes of securing Champions League football next season were effectively extinguished as they could only draw 1-1 with Huddersfield Town at Stamford Bridge in their penultimate game of the campaign.

Newcastle nearly scored early in the first half when Jonjo Shelvey's free kick clipped the post but Spurs improved after the break and Kane grabbed his 28th league goal of the season.

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Other absentees include Emre Can, Joel Matip, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Joe Gomez. Adam Lallana is back in training after recovering from a hamstring problem.

Iheanacho fired the Foxes ahead with a sharp left-footed shot from the centre of the penalty area in the 14th minute and Arsenal defender Konstantinos Mavropanos was sent off straight after the restart for hauling down the forward.

This, in turn, had an effect on the team as Chelsea's dominance in the first half was capped off by the lack of end product.

Huddersfield also grabbed a point from runaway champions Manchester City last week.

"We have a further season in the Premier League", said David Wagner, manager of the league's least funded club. I think we must give a best compliment to Huddersfield for this result.

Huddersfield cancelled their flight home to Yorkshire and instead returned by coach so they could celebrate into the night.

'The situation wasn't in our hands and for sure the possibility is less than before, ' the Italian said.

The Blues could still end the season with some silverware as they are in the FA Cup final, but the supporters have made their disappointment clear.

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