Manchester City now is one win away from the Premier League title and Saturday's match was a crucial step towards that goal in addition to re-instituting the good vibes that have surrounded this team for the whole season last week aside.
Champions-elect Manchester City heads into this clash at Wembley on the back of three straight defeats in all competitions.
Spurs were unbeaten in the Premier League since going down 4-1 to the champions-elect at the Etihad Stadium in December, but the same opponents put a tough week behind them in style at Wembley.
Manchester United (-475) had some starters nicked-up during the recent worldwide break, but it has won its last four home matchups, while Swansea City (+1300, draw +500) has generated little offense on the road all season. These guys are fantastic, awesome - they are incredible.
"We congratulate them because they are very close to winning the Premier League and after 14 games unbeaten for us, today was a hard game to play". Jesus nearly got the third goal but he blasted it in the 63rd minute, both managers made their first changes as Nicolas Otamendi replaced Sane and for Tottenham, Heug min Son was brought in for Erik Lamela.
Christian Eriksen's goal shortly before halftime offered fourth-placed Tottenham a route back into the game but Sterling lashed home from close range in the 72nd minute to deflate the hosts who had threatened a comeback.
But it quickly became clear that run of three successive defeats wasn't weighing on City.
Newcastle comes back to top Arsenal
More sloppy Arsenal defending let in Islam Slimani and his header was flicked on by Perez to Ritchie, who beat Cech from close-range.
Chelsea has so thoroughly owned Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge that one wouldn't expect that to change when the Blues have a chance to re-open the race for a top-four spot in the English Premier League.
"What a number. Wow!" exclaimed manager Jurgen Klopp on hearing Salah is the first Liverpool player since Ian Rush 31 years ago to score 40 in a season. Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino scored the other two goals.
Brighton are in a healthier position in the table than the home side, seven points clear of the drop zone with just six games to play. The network's coverage will start at 2:30pm ET (or 1:30pm CDT and 11:30am PT).
"As long as it is mathematically possible we will believe we can reach the top four", said Giroud.
Chelsea are fifth and Southampton are third-bottom.
Egypt worldwide Salah has been a revelation since returning to English football in a €42m transfer from Roma in July, scoring 39 goals in all competitions.
Huddersfield was a point above Palace after Tom Ince's stoppage-time goal beat Watford 1-0.