Liverpool maintain a five-point lead over Pep Guardiola’s facet following Manchester City’s 3-2 defeat to Norwich City final Saturday.
Sunday’s journey to west London is Liverpool’s first on the highway towards one other member of the highest six this season.
Jurgen Klopp’s males solely gained one among their six away encounters final season towards members of the highest six which got here towards Tottenham within the early weeks of the season..
Liverpool, in fact, misplaced the title race by one level and Neville says a win for Chelsea will make the race extra fascinating this 12 months.
‘Sunday is a big game. The last two years have been completely unique in terms of title-winning seasons,’ mentioned Neville on Friday Night Football.
‘City have been unimaginable, Liverpool have been taking part in title-winning soccer for 18 months and it will be good to see them drop factors.
‘Not for personal reasons, but to actually see City and Liverpool drop points, it would make it more of a dramatic season where teams can get points of each other. That’s what’s made the Premier League well-known all around the globe.’
City play 24 hours earlier than Liverpool once they take on Watford on the Etihad.
Jamie Carragher believes Liverpool can ship a press release to Guardiola’s males with a win at Stamford Bridge.
‘Liverpool lost the league by a point last season and you look at where they slipped up, but they only lost one game,’ mentioned Carragher.
‘You consider the attracts they’d and Man City went to quite a lot of the highest groups, the rivals, and gained.
‘In years gone by, if you went to a rival and drew, you’d be delighted, however it’s not adequate now for the highest groups or actually in order for you to go for the title. Liverpool solely gained at Spurs final season [away to the big six teams] they usually have to enhance that. Chelsea is the primary place for them and it’s a giant away recreation’