Arsenal are back in the top four after securing a hard-fought victory against Watford at Vicarage Road on Monday evening.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the only goal of the game in the 10th minute as Troy Deeney saw red for an elbow on Gunners midfielder Lucas Torreira.
Arsenal knew that picking up all three points would see them leapfrog Chelsea in the race for Champions League qualification.
The Blues suffered a 2-0 defeat at Premier League title-chasers Liverpool on Sunday afternoon.
Tottenham currently hold the best position of the four teams scrapping it out for the two remaining Champions League qualification spots behind Liverpool and Manchester City.
Spurs have 67 points from 33 games following their thrashing of Huddersfield on Saturday afternoon – a fixture which saw Lucas Moura bag his maiden hat-trick for the club.
Arsenal are a point behind having played the same number of games.
Chelsea are in fifth, also on 66 points, but they have fulfilled 34 of their 38 fixtures.
Manchester United are sixth on 64 points but they can leapfrog the Blues if they win their game in hand.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side secured a controversial 2-1 win against West Ham at Old Trafford on Saturday evening.
Premier League Table: Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal and Man Utd Remaining Fixtures
Tottenham Fixtures: Man City (A), Brighton (H), West Ham (H), Bournemouth (A), Everton (H)
Arsenal Fixtures: Crystal Palace (H), Wolves (A), Leicester (H), Brighton (H), Burnley (A)
Chelsea Fixtures: Burnley (H), Man Utd (A), Watford (H), Leicester (A)
Man Utd Fixtures: Everton (A), Man City (H), Chelsea (H), Huddersfield (A), Cardiff (H)