Manchester City made it a nervy last 10 minutes for Liverpool tonight.
Bernardo Silva grabbed a late consolation for the visitors by sweeping past Alisson with 12 minutes to go after goals from Fabinho, Mo Salah and Sadio Mane gave Liverpool a commanding lead.
Jurgen Klopp's side failed to clear the ball and a weak defensive header from Van Dijk ultimately led to Silva reducing the deficit, sending the German manager into a rage on the touchline.
And Neville believes that the Dutch centre-back could and should have done a lot better.
He said on Sky Sports during commentary: "It's not the best header from Van Dijk. He should've got more height and distance and it's a lovely finish at the near post."
It's now Brendan Rodgers's Leicester City who are Liverpool's main title rivals, going by the table.
The Foxes, who beat Arsenal 2-0 on Saturday, are eight points behind the Anfield giants in second, but it could and should be their title from here on in.
This is a team that hasn't lost a league game in 10 months and it's ever so difficult to see them surrendering this advantage from here.
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