Chelsea not out of it yet

Chelsea’s very own Hell’s Angel Guus Hiddink last night revved up the title race.

Petrol head Hiddink keeps a classic Harley Davidson at home in Amsterdam.

And after the Blues cruised into second in the title race, the boss reckons he can see leaders Manchester United moving into sight over the top of his handlebars.

A Michael Essien goal lifted Chelsea to within four points as they mount a late charge to snatch United’s trophy.

Their shock 4-1 home thrashing by Liverpool has breathed new life into the race for pole position.

And Hiddink said: ‘When you are in the driver’s seat and someone else is coming, you can get a little bit nervous.

‘If it was just four points it would be very close, but they have that game in hand. But it’s clear that after Saturday’s unexpected result the tension has come back in the League.

‘If we want to track them, we have to keep on winning. That’ll give tension to the end of the season, which is good for everyone.

‘Every now and then you get a defeat you don’t expect. Sometimes you don’t expect it at home because you have a beautiful record there. But they’re a very experienced team. Let’s see how they react in the upcoming days.’

Chelsea’s 86-game unbeaten home run was ended by Liverpool in October and from there the confidence crumbled at fortress Stamford Bridge. Within four months boss Luis Felipe Scolari was out and now Hiddink is trying to rebuild momentum – with five wins in six games so far.

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