Chelsea’s fight to be in the top four took a dent when the Blues lost to Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Chelsea’s loss to United meant Antonio Conte’s men are now in 5th place and two points behind Tottenham who are 4th on the table. The Blues are four points behind Liverpool who are third and six points behind Manchester United.
Chelsea’s quest to qualify for the Champions League next season has taken a huge dent, and Conte will definitely be regretting those losses to Bournemouth and Watford.
Chelsea’s next game is away at league leaders Manchester City, and Thibaut Courtois has admitted that qualifying for the Champions League will be a difficult task, although he thinks Chelsea have the quality to do so.
“It stays the same, it is tough,” says Courtois on the latest state of the quest for Champions League qualification.
“City are obviously far away but for the second, third and fourth spot there are five teams so it will be hard until the last match of the season.
“But I think we have enough quality as we saw on Sunday and we showed it against Barcelona. I think we are a very good team but there are some other good teams around us as well.”