Updated: Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:47:48 GMT

Swansea City v Chelsea

Chelsea's Barclays Premier League title chase continues when they play against a struggling Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday.


Swansea City v Chelsea

Swansea City v Chelsea

Chelsea's Barclays Premier League title chase continues when they play against a struggling Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday.

On what manager Jose Mourinho has consistently referred to as the "fake" Barclays Premier League table Chelsea have accumulated 72 points this season.

The Blues are currently two points behind league leaders Liverpool and just two points ahead of Manchester City, who have two matches in hand.

Chelsea have been quite exceptional for the most part this season but recent incidents have suggested that they are quite capable of losing to inferior opposition away from home, which will encourage the Swans. Both Aston Villa and Crystal Palace have executed upsets against Chelsea in the past month.

The fact that Chelsea's opponents this weekend are fighting for Premier League survival is indeed an ominous sign. Swansea have recorded just one victory in their past five matches but it was an emphatic one, as they beat Norwich 3-0.

Swansea are just six points clear of the relegation zone and while a win against Chelsea will be ideal, a draw would also be useful.

Swansea do have some injury concerns ahead of this weekend's match. There are reports that Alejandro Pozuelo has been experiencing some hamstring problems since February and as a consequence he is still being monitored daily.

Kyle Bartley has had the same problem for the same period. However, he is not expected to play this weekend. Dwight Tiendalli is reportedly ill and a late test will be conducted to determine whether he will be fit enough to compete.

Chelsea were dealt a telling blow this week, as Eden Hazard sustained a calf injury which looks like it will keep him out of the fray until early May. This is compounded by the fact that there are some concerns about John Terry, who has a slight foot problem.

Terry is expected to have a late fitness test conducted on him.

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