The Weekend in Numbers: Chelsea look to close in on the Premier League title

We bring you the key numbers for the weekend's Premier League matches

BY Simon Maguire 15:00 Friday 14 April 2017, 15:00 14 Apr 2017

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The race for the Premier League title is down to two horses as Tottenham look to close the gap on Chelsea to four points before Antonio Conte's men play on Sunday.

Spurs welcome Bournemouth to White Hart Lane having won their last 11 home league games in a row. A win for Maurico Pochettino's side would see them close the gap to four points overnight before Chelsea head to Old Trafford on Sunday to take on Jose Mourinho's Manchester United.

Tottenham may start Harry Kane after he recovered from an ankle injury earlier than expected and came on as a substitute in last weekend's win over Watford.

Eddie Howe's Bournemouth sit seven points clear of the drop zone but know two more wins will probably keep them playing top level football for another season at least.

Chelsea are still favourites to claim their second league title in three years but if they were to slip up in Manchester - it could make for an interesting end to the season. Conte's men still have to navigate tricky ties at Everton and West Brom over the final stretch.

The opposing managers, Conte and Mourinho, have already had heated exchanges in their two earlier domestic clashes and the Portuguese would clearly love to derail his former club's ambitions. He even had to endure chants of "Judas" at Stamford Bridge the last time he visited London.

Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte clash. Picture by: Adam Davy/PA Wire/PA Images

United are still chasing a coveted top four spot and the Champions League qualification it brings. 

Arsenal head to Middlesbrough with both teams struggling for form. The home side are six points off safety but do have a game in hand.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is probably under the most pressure he has ever been since he arrived in North London in the mid 1990's.

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Arsenal have only won one of their last five league games and are struggling to stay in the fight for a Champions League place. They are also in danger of finishing below bitter rivals Tottenham for the first time since 1995. 

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