Chelsea will take on Leicester City on Saturday at the King Power stadium before Manchester United play Liverpool at Old Trafford.
Chelsea legend Pat Nevin believes a win for Chelsea against Leicester City on Saturday would put pressure on title rivals Liverpool and Manchester United ahead of their clash on Sunday.
“If the Blues play the way we did against Spurs between now and the end of the season and not the way we played in the 13 games previously, then a title celebration is less likely and that is about all the certainty we have on the matter,” Nevin wrote in Chelsea’s official website.
“If a team other than Chelsea is going to win the Premier League, they are going to have to go on a spectacular run of wins. There is very little room for error if you are any of the top six sides, except at the moment for Chelsea.
“The breathing space is still there but it could well get constricted which is why this weekend’s game at Leicester is so vital, in fact one of the most important games of the season.
“If Chelsea could win this one against an improving Foxes team, Hull are next before Liverpool at Anfield. Before we face the Reds, Klopp’s men will played Man United and Pochettino’s Spurs will have faced Manchester City.
“Some, and maybe all of those teams will have dropped points in that short time. I know I am straying into the realms of maybes and what-ifs yet again, but if we beat Leicester the day before, it would be such a proverbial punch in the solar plexus to Liverpool and United in particular who play the next day.
“Those circumstances might just finish one of them off as a credible challenge.”