Chelsea boss Antonio Conte insists Chelsea must win Tottenham on Sunday or risk not qualifying for Champions League next season.
The Blues are five points behind fourth-placed Tottenham with eight games left to play.
“This is an important game. An important game for us,” Conte said.
“Our target for this final (stretch) of the season is to take a place in the Champions League and reach the final of the FA Cup and, this season, try and win it.
“These must be our targets for this final part of the season. Sunday is an important game for us. If we win, we go very close to Tottenham.
“Otherwise, we continue to stay not so close and, with seven games to go, it will be difficult to take a place in the Champions League.
“Nothing is impossible. In this run, I put Liverpool as well. But, for sure, for us, we have to try to win every game, not to make a lot of mistakes, don’t drop points.
“It will be very important in this final (run) of the season.”