Chelsea Captain Laments Manchester City Fight Back In Title Race

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Mourinho’s side were eight points clear at the top at one stage.

John Terry has revealed his disappointment at seeing Manchester City fight back to be level on points with Chelsea at the top of the Premier League.

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The Blues were eight points clear at one point over Manuel Pellegrini’s side but a shock 5-3 collapse against Tottenham Hotspur has seen the defending champions move top of the league on goal difference.

“It’s hard to see them claw us back, we were eight points in front and now we’re level on points,” said Terry to the Chelsea official website.

“It’s disappointing to have lost that lead but we said in the dressing room we’ll come together, put a run together and hopefully get a lead again.”

The West Londoners went into their late New Year’s Day fixture with Tottenham knowing they had to win to maintain a three point lead at the top of the table after City had earlier won 3-2 over Sunderland.

However, they unexpectedly lost 5-3 at White Hart Lane with Terry lamenting the cheap goals the Blues allowed Spurs to score.

“We’re very disappointed to start the New Year with a defeat but we’ll move on from this.

“I thought at times we played some really good football, it just wasn’t our day so we’ll forget this one and move on very quickly.

“Once we got the goal they were on the back foot but they scored from nothing and were back in the game.”

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