Carragher: We can cross fourth bridge

02 July 2010 12:00
Liverpool vice-captain Jamie Carragher insists the players still believe they can finish fourth in the Barclays Premier League. Sunday's 2-1 loss against Manchester United at Old Trafford left Rafael Benitez's side four points adrift of the final Champions League qualification spot, currently occupied by Tottenham. Liverpool have played more matches than Tottenham, Manchester City and Aston Villa but do have a slightly easier-looking run-in on paper. Carragher said the players had to forget the United defeat and focus on trying to win all their seven matches. "We have just got to recover from this as quickly as possible and get on a run of victories," said the 32-year-old. "Of course we believe we can still close the gap. They (Liverpool's rivals) will have difficult spells and we have got to make sure we take maximum points when they do. "Maybe there will be more criticism of us now and at a club like Liverpool, the pressure is never off. Things are a bit more difficult but we have still got lots of points to play for."

Source: PA

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