Ex-Liverpool striker, I still wouldn't write off Chelsea but...

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Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler has said he wouldn't write off Chelsea in this season's title race.

Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler has said he won’t write off Chelsea in this season’s title race but has said it is looking good for his former club to claim their first top flight title in 24 years.

Fowler told TalkSport: “Every day I’m thinking more and more that they can do it. I still wouldn’t write off Chelsea because they are a good team and they just know how to get results, but it is in Liverpool hands.

“Everyone is saying Chelsea haven’t got a goalscorer, but they have got some fantastic defenders. They just don’t concede goals.

“You look at the performance when they went to Man City not that long ago and deserved to win, so you can imagine them going to Anfield and playing like that.”

Liverpool are currently on a ten game winning run, and if they win their remaining four they will become champions for the first time in the Premier League era.

However, there are some parallels with Liverpool’s run like with Man City’s as they approach their clash with Chelsea on Sunday week.

City were in a purple patch of form prior to their clash with Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium in February, where Jose Mourinho masterminded a 1-0 win as the Blues ended City’s 100% Premier League home record under Manuel Pellegrini.

11 wins from 12 meant that City had the chance to take the initiative in the title race and go six points clear of Chelsea that day – but Mourinho's men managed to keep free-scoring City quiet.

Liverpool are also a free-scoring side, and although they are the top scorers in the Premier League this season, they will be aware that if anyone can stop them finding the net, it’s the Chelsea boss.

If the Reds keep up their winning run at Carrow Road this weekend when they face Norwich City on Sunday, the meeting with Chelsea at Anfield on Sunday week will make fascinating viewing.

But also, expect Reds' boss Brendan Rodgers to learn from City's experience, and the 2-1 reverse his side faced at Stamford Bridge earlier on this season.

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