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08 May 2018

Chelsea vs Huddersfield: 3 Key Battles

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Victory over Liverpool on Sunday gave Chelsea hope. 

They remain outsiders to secure a place in the Premier League's top four but, given the position they were in after defeat against Tottenham last month, that they are still in with a chance is impressive.

In midweek, the Blues play their penultimate game of the season, a chance to draw level on points with Liverpool. Attempting to stand in their way will be Huddersfield, who earned a point at champions Manchester City on Sunday.

David Wagner's side are not safe yet, however, and the German coach will be looking for a similarly resilient performance at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, meanwhile, will be demanding maximum professionalism.

Here are three key battles that could decide the game: