Ziyech helped Thomas Tuchel's side put an end to their mixed recent form after brushing aside Spurs at Stamford Bridge.
The 28-year-old curled home a stunning strike to open the scoring before Thiago Silva's bullet header wrapped up the three points.
"I gave Ziyech the Man of the Match award, I just thought he did really well," former England defender Neville said on his podcast for Sky Sports.
"He's up against real opposition within his own squad in the likes of [Timo] Werner, [Christian] Pulisic, [Callum] Hudson-Odoi, [Mason] Mount, they can all play in that position.
"But he has got that Mahrez-feel about him, with a dip of the left shoulder and a lovely left foot.
"He puts lovely deliveries in from set-pieces and it was a brilliant, brilliant goal."
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