Chelsea will play Manchester United on Sunday after Tottenham host Bournemouth on Saturday.
Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier wants Manchester United to beat Chelsea on Sunday so Tottenham can close the gap with Chelsea.
“It’s always nice to play first,” Dier said as quoted NBC Sports.
“That was one of the things that was disappointing about last season. The schedule for us and always having to catch up. That’s quite difficult.
“Hopefully we can narrow the gap to four points and then hope for them to slip up.
“It isn’t a case of ‘we’ve lost it’ but it’s a case of Chelsea have done extremely well themselves and went on that amazing unbeaten run.”