Top-class side

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      Top-class side is used to describe another team – usually a stronger one. In yesterday’s Premier League game between champions Chelsea and Burnley the away side’s manager Sean Dyche claimed that Chelsea were a ‘top-class side‘ and that his team deserved credit for beating them.

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