Tottenham fans react on Twitter to Chelsea defeat against Palace
By Alex Stevens
Tottenham fans have taken to Twitter to express their delight after Chelsea’s Premier League defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Spurs simultaneously defeated Burnley 2-0 at Turf Moor with a textbook away performance, while Chelsea succumbed to a 2-1 home loss to relegation-threatened Palace.
The results mean second-placed Tottenham’s slim hopes of winning the league title are still alive.
Mauricio Pochettino’s side have narrowed the gap on the previously runway leaders to seven points to give hope they can cause a few tremors of panic in the Chelsea camp.
Supporter of Tottenham took to social media in the droves to reveal they were daring to dream and tell their bitter rivals the title race was back on.
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Here is a selection of their messages on Twitter:
7 points in the difference and Chelsea have big games to play next too, dare to dream? #COYS
— Mark to the Chesser (@thehappytoastie) April 1, 2017
We’re coming for you
We’re coming for you
We’re coming for you!#COYS
— Jon Adams (@JonJAdams) April 1, 2017
Big 3pts today with Chelsea losing #COYS
— Scott Ward (@_SW2_) April 1, 2017
Well I never expected that we would close the gap to Chelsea today to 7 points. Burnley win was massive regardless of Chelsea result. #COYS
— Ｍａｒｃｕｓ (@BolkieBasher) April 1, 2017
Important win for Spurs at the business end of the season. With Chelsea losing it makes it a bit more interesting #COYS
— Den (@_SamuraiJack) April 1, 2017
— CEEJ (@cjtweetsalot) April 1, 2017
Chelsea FC Were Coming For You! ???? #COYS
— Dan Piper (@DanP457) April 1, 2017
— dale glazier (@DaleGlazier) April 1, 2017
– The injuries are a worry but I still think we are good enough to win the league, if anyone can topple Chelsea, it’s us #COYS
— Madeline (@MadelineScarlet) April 1, 2017
Intriguingly, the next fixtures on Wednesday of next week could end with Spurs just four points behind Chelsea at the top.
Antonio Conte’s side host fourth-placed Manchester City, while Spurs have the seemingly easier task of travelling to 17th-placed Swansea.
In other Tottenham news, the London giants have won the race to sign a 32-goal striker who has taken the league by storm.