Apr 13, 2014, 11:01 AM EDT
Steven Gerrard has experienced a lot in his career, but little can compare to what he saw, felt and heard on Sunday at Anfield.
After a stunning pre-match display in which supporters sung an incredible rendition of “You’ll Never Walk Alone” before a moment of silence for the Hillsborough 96, Gerrard and his Liverpool team went out and beat Manchester City 3-2 to take their Premier League title destiny into their hands.
“That was the biggest statement we’ve made so far,” Gerrard said, later saying, “That was the longest 90 minutes I’ve probably ever played in. It felt like the clock was going backwards during parts of that game.”
Though the ever-resolved Gerrard made sure to keep his team and fans’ engines running by adamantly expressing, more than once that, “Nothing’s ours yet.”
Maybe not, but it’s closer than its been in a long, long time.
More from Gerrard, courtesy Joe Prince-Wright who is at Anfield:
“It’s emotional but we need to stay calm as we still have four big games to come – but that meant so much, especially when they came back.
“We have got four cup games left. People said that was the biggest one was Manchester City but I disagree, the big one now is Norwich. Nothing is ours yet.”
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