Rodgers laughs off Mourinho’s ‘little horse’ remark as Liverpool close on Chelsea

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers jokingly labelled his team the ‘chihuahua’ of the title race after their dramatic 3-2 victory against Fulham.

The Reds were behind twice but moved to within four points of leaders Chelsea courtesy of Steven Gerrard’s last-minute penalty at Craven Cottage.

Asked about Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho’s recent claim that the Blues were a “little horse” compared to the likes of Manchester City, Rodgers said: “I don’t do all that horse thing.

“I know Jose very well and he does all that sort of thing. We might be a Chihuahua that runs in between their legs.”

Rodgers, once part of Mourinho’s coaching staff at Chelsea, added: “There’s still a long way to go. Our concentration has always been on the next game and improving on the training ground.”

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