Neville rated it the best display of the season from his old club.
"It's a big goal for United," Neville told Sky Sports.
"They'd have been deflated - because they did play well in the game - to come out and lose. It will feel like a win.
"The performance level, forget the result, but the performance level was a higher level than Manchester United have produced all season against an excellent team; the best team in the league.
"They had to step up a level today and they did. I thought they were fantastic in the first half and they genuinely caused Chelsea problems."
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