Conte: Chelsea now have 50-50 shot at title

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte believes his side have a 50-50 chance of claiming the Premier League title after losing to Manchester United on Sunday.

The Blues were defeated 2-0 at Old Trafford thanks to goals from Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera, which saw their lead at the top of the table shrink to four points, due to Tottenham's 4-0 thrashing of Bournemouth.

Conte believes the weekend's results have seen his side's chances of winning the title come down to a coin flip.

"We have to think that there are six finals from now until the end," Conte told the press, according to ESPN FC. "The league is open and we have a 50 percent probability to win [the title].

"It won't be easy because I think Tottenham now are the best team and they are in great form and they have a lot of enthusiasm. They are feeling the possibility to write the history."

"The pressure is normal," he added. "I prefer to play for the title instead of 'don't fight for the title and stay calm.' We are lucky to have the pressure.

"We must have great enthusiasm to play these last six games, with patience and a great will to fight."

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