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Liverpool, Chelsea meet in pivotal title clash

Liverpool, England (SportsNetwork.com) - Liverpool and Chelsea will square off in a massive clash at Anfield on Sunday, a match that could virtually decide the winner of the Premier League title.

The title cannot officially be decided on Sunday, but a Liverpool win would all but seal its first top-flight league trophy since 1990 given that the Reds enter the contest on an 11-game winning streak.

The Blues, who have lost two of their last four Premier League matches, enter the contest with a very slim chance of winning the title, but a loss at Anfield would officially take them out of contention.

Manchester City remains Liverpool's main title threat. The Citizens will head to Selhurst Park to face Crystal Palace in Sunday's final fixture.

City, entering the weekend six points back of Liverpool on 74 points for the season, holds a game in hand over the Reds, meaning that should Brendan Rodgers' men fall against Chelsea, the Citizens would likely clinch the title on goal difference (assuming both sides won their remaining games).

Of course, all of the different permutations can be negated if Liverpool wins its remaining matches, but for a league that has not been short on plot twists in the past, there still may be a surprise or two in the final weeks of the season.

Leading into Sunday's title bouts, Sunderland will meet Cardiff City at the Stadium of Light for a relegation "six-pointer."

Manchester United will return to action on Saturday, taking the pitch for the first time since the sacking of manager David Moyes. The Red Devils will be under the command of Ryan Giggs, who look to get his side off on the right foot when they host Norwich City at Old Trafford.

The race for Champions League football will continue to intensify on Saturday as Everton looks to move ahead of fourth-place Arsenal with three points over Southampton at St. Mary's.

The Gunners, meanwhile, will have to wait until Monday to lodge a response as they welcome struggling Newcastle United to the Emirates.

Also on Saturday, Fulham will look to strengthen its case for survival with a positive result against Hull City at Craven Cottage, Stoke City will take on Tottenham at the Britannia, Swansea City will meet Aston Villa at the Liberty Stadium and West Ham United will travel to the Hawthorns for a meeting with West Bromwich Albion.