Gary Neville: Chelsea 'deflated' Liverpool but title race NOT over!

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Former Manchester United captain says there are many twists still to be had in this year's Premier League race involving Manchester City.

Chelsea produced one of the twists of the business end of the Premier League season as they interrupted an 11-game winning run Liverpool had embarked on to take the title out of the Merseyside team's hands and into Manchester City's, as Manuel Pellegrini's charges will secure the crown should they triumph in all of their remaining fixtures.

Chelsea's 2-0 triumph at Anfield has significant ramifications for the three sides gunning for the title as it shortens Liverpool's points-gap over the Blues while also putting City back in pole position, however, one man who has eight Premier League titles to his name - Gary Neville - expects there to be more twists in the remaining two to three matches and told Sky Sports that even though Liverpool "will be deflated, it is not over for them at all."

He said: "Next weekend Manchester City have to go to Everton and it's never good for them there - or it has been bad for them there at times in the last few years."

The former Manchester United skipper, who spent 19 trophy-laden years at Stretford, added: "There is more to play out in this title race."

Despite victory, manager Jose Mourinho refused to acknowledged his side as challengers as the task for them is too insurmountable, he claimed. Neville said: "Mourinho is almost writing his team off again but they'll go above Liverpool again next week if they beat Norwich at home; if Norwich play like they did yesterday [Chelsea] will win that game and it puts a lot of pressure on this Liverpool team a week on Monday.

"They are still not out of it but they've got a big job now because they are going to be tested this week mentally."

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