Danny Mills says FA Cup game is crucial for Tottenham in title race
Murphy believes Spurs will need to win at least five of their remaining Premier League games to catch Chelsea, but admits their FA Cup encounter could also play a part.
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The former England international feels Mauricio Pochettino's side will gain crucial momentum and confidence should they book their place in the FA Cup final.
“Chelsea are still in the box seat,” Mills said on the title race.
“Tottenham will have to win five of their last six games, at least, to cause Chelsea problems.
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“But the semi-final next week could be absolutely monumental, because if Tottenham were to win that, the change in momentum will give Tottenham confidence.
“But is the pressure on Tottenham now? They’ve been playing fantastic football but no one has expected them to catch Chelsea.”
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