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Fabinho says Liverpool must enjoy EPL race

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 09: Georginio Wijnaldum of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his team's second goal with teammate Fabinho during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and AFC Bournemouth at Anfield on February 9, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
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The Reds footballer believes his team has to retain the same winning mentality that lifted them to first place in order to become champions.

Liverpool is currently in the second position of the English Premier League table with 65 points.

The Reds are tied with Manchester City, who are first but have one more game played.

Liverpool has won 20 out of 26 matches, drawing five times and losing once.

But the goal difference is what has them in second place instead of on the first place they were almost all season.

And if the team wants to become champions of the Premier League, they will have to continue with their winning mentality said Brazil international and Reds footballer Fabinho.

“I know it is really hard to win a league, especially the Premier League, but we have experienced players here at Liverpool,” he told the club’s official website.

“We know we are [competing] at the top of the table and it is important to be there at this point in the league, but we cannot think just about the title every time because that can put extra pressure on us.”

“I had a good season with Monaco, we scored a lot of goals and we had joy playing football – and we have to do it here as well,” he added.

“Enjoy the games and go on the pitch with happiness and go game by game.”

Liverpool will play next week against German Bundesliga record-title-holders Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16.

Then they will visit Manchester United before hosting Watford, both matches in the Premier League.

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