NEVILLE REVEALS WHAT CHELSEA’S WIN OVER EVERTON MEANS FOR THE TITLE RACE

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Chelsea defeated Everton 3-0 at Goodison Park on Sunday to maintain our three-point advantage over Tottenham with four games left to play.

Ex-Manchester United defender Gary Neville believes Chelsea’s win over Everton is the final hurdle.

“There are always big moments in the season but when we look back, I think Chelsea’s win at Everton will be regarded as the final hurdle,” Neville told Sky Sports.

“I know they’ve got to get over the line but just look at the fixtures they have.

“The game didn’t materialise as I thought it would. I’ve played and worked at Goodison Park and seen a hostile atmosphere develop to where it could become quite intense.

“Frank Lampard mentioned the word ’emotion’ in these types of games at Goodison Park, but it was a flat day.

“The performance of Everton never really connected with their fans, which suited Chelsea to play at a slower pace. The game drifted apart from the first 10 minutes. But Pedro’s goal changed the game. Chelsea controlled it from there.

“You could see from the celebrations from the Chelsea staff and players how big of a result that was.”

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