Chelsea-Spurs set for May 8
Champions League-chasing Chelsea and Tottenham will meet in the
Barclays Premier League on Wednesday May 8, it has been
The fixture was moved after clashing with Chelsea’s FA Cup
semi-final with Manchester City, which the Blues lost on
Chelsea’s continuing participation in the Europa League – they
meet Spurs’ conquerors Basle in the semi-finals – meant there were
few available dates for the league clash.
Coming 10 days prior to the end of the season, the fixture could
be decisive in the race for a top-four spot and qualification for
next season’s Champions League.
A statement on chelseafc.com read: “Our Barclays Premier League
home match against Tottenham Hotspur, which was originally
scheduled for Sunday, April 14, will now take place on Wednesday,
May 8, kick-off 7.45pm.
“As originally planned, the game will be broadcast live on Sky
Meanwhile, Chelsea’s Premier League meeting with Swansea at
Stamford Bridge has been moved back 24 hours to Sunday, April 28,
due to the Blues’ Thursday night trip to Switzerland.