(a) Two-horse race

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A close or tight battle between two teams for the title (three teams would be a three-horse race, and so on).
  • Example: The 2011-12 Premier League title was a two-horse race between Manchester United and eventual winners Manchester City.
  • Example: The 2012-13 season in Portugal is a two-horse race between Porto and Benfica.
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