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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff
Apr 15, 2014

Gerrard: Treat Norwich like AC Milan

Steven Gerrard has warned Liverpool they must treat their trip to Norwich like the 2005 Champions League final in Istanbul.

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Liverpool's 3-2 win over Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday leaves them two points clear of Chelsea at the top of the Premier League with four games to go.

Their next game comes against relegation-threatened Norwich, who have lost their last three games, but Gerrard insists they must go into the game as though it were the 2005 Champions League final against AC Milan, when Liverpool came back from 3-0 down to win their fifth European Cup on penalties.

“We have to focus and prepare for Norwich now -- we have got to treat it like it is the last game of all our careers,” he said. “That is the mentality. We have got to forget where we are and forget what we have done.

“Man City was always going to be huge because they are in the race with us, but Norwich now become Man City. Norwich become Chelsea. Norwich become Manchester United. That's how big it is.

“We have got to treat Norwich like we treated AC Milan in 2005. That's just how football is. We can't think about what colour shirts Norwich are wearing and the personnel in them. We have got to treat them like the best team in the world.”

Sunday’s victory was Liverpool’s 10th in succession, but Gerrard warned: “It is a remarkable run, but you get nothing for it. You get a pat on the back.

“What is key as a footballer is getting something to show for all the hard work. We have been on a magnificent run. We could win 13 on the spin but lose the last one and we won't get nothing. Nobody will remember it. The only way people will remember it is if we go on and win it.”

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