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Chelsea In Pole Position for Premier League Title

Chelsea are now in pole position in the race for the Premier League title this season following their 3-1 win over Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday and with Liverpool losing to Bournemouth to drop points when they were expected to come out on top.The victory in Manchester brought up Chelsea’s eight consecutive wins in the league and it came with a stunning performance from Antonio Conte’s side who have been on this run ever since the Blues boss switched to a 3-4-3 formation. Chelsea FC midfielder Cesc Fabregas” (CC BY 2.0) by Ben Sutherland Although the result against City won’t decide the title race, it certainly gives the West London club a real boost, winning in their rivals’ backyard, while at the same time it helps them to extend their lead at the top of the standings to three points.The bookmakers were quick to react to the weekend’s results as they now make Chelsea the 6/5 favourites in the bet365 Premier League betting for the title this season, where they top the market ahead of Manchester City who have drifted out to 3/1, while Liverpool can be backed at 4/1.Diego Costa proved why he is so important to Chelsea with his performance against City. Not only did he level the scoreline after Gary Cahill’s own goal in the first-half, the Spain international was a real handful all afternoon