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Premier League: Five of the best battles (6)

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Steven Gerrard and Nemanja Matic

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This could arguably define the title race. Although the Liverpool skipper managed to come out on top against his Ivorian opponent, if the battle with Yaya Toure was tough, his meeting with Chelsea's Nemanja Matic will be equally epic. 

The holding midfielder who has been a fortress in front of Mourinho's back-four will definitely test Gerrard's resilience and discipline in the middle, and will try restrict Gerrard's passes which have sliced open defences throughout the season. 

He will no doubt be told to antagonise the Liverpool skipper by manager Mourinho, as the Liverpool legend stands one booking away from a suspension - providing the 33-year old captain avoids a booking against Norwich this Sunday.


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