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Neville mocks Carragher over Liverpool analysis as they are beaten by Leicester

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Gary Neville has mocked Jamie Carragher over his Liverpool analysis after they suffered a 3-1 loss to Leicester City.

Liverpool’s poor form continued as they slumped to a defeat at their top-four rivals, despite taking a 67th-minute lead through Mohamed Salah.

Three goals in the last 12 minutes gave the Foxes victory that saw them leap above Manchester United into second in the Premier League, albeit having played a game more.

For Liverpool, the result means they could well have dropped to seventh by the time they next play in the league, with a Merseyside derby against Everton to come next Saturday.

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Leicester were not at their best in the game but did see Jamie Vardy spurn two gilt-edged chances to take the lead in the first half.

With the score goalless at the break, Carragher shared his thoughts on Twitter, backing Liverpool to impress in the second half.

He said: “Very good half from Liverpool even though Leicester had the best chance!

“Thiago needs to sharpen up in the second half!”

Neville was vocal on social media during the Foxes’ comeback, chiming in on the debate as to whether their equaliser was right to be given by VAR after it was initially ruled out for offside.

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“Onside,” the Man United legend said in a four-second video he Tweeted.

Neville rubbed further salt into Liverpool’s wounds when he replied to Carragher’s first-half thoughts.

“Second half analysis to come,” he said with a laughing emoji.

To Carragher’s credit, he did offer some thoughts on the second half, singling out Thiago and Alisson as at fault.

“Liverpool outstanding up until 1-1,” he said. “Thiago a liability defensively!

“The keeper’s decision making (has) gone AWOL (the) last two games!”

Liverpool’s defeat means they are five points behind United, having played a game more, and 10 points off leaders Man City, who have two games in hand.

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