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Football: Chelsea not favourites for title, says Mourinho

Published on Mar 1, 2014 9:36 AM
 

GRIFFITHS LONDON (AFP) - Jose Mourinho refuses to accept Chelsea are favourites to win the Premier League as the Blues bid to maintain pole position against struggling Fulham on Saturday.

Mourinho's team hold a one-point advantage over second-placed Arsenal and, with third placed Manchester City in League Cup final action against Sunderland on Sunday, the Blues have an opportunity to pull clear of one of their main title rivals.

Chelsea will make the short trip across west London expecting to take all three points, given Fulham's position at the bottom of the Premier League and Chelsea's seven-game unbeaten record at Craven Cottage.

But Mourinho is adamant City, currently three points behind Chelsea, remain the leading candidates to win the title because they have a game in hand on the leaders.

 
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