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Robertson says the win over Spurs was crucial

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The Reds are currently in the first position of the English Premier League, two points ahead of second-place Manchester City.

Once again, Liverpool is in the first position of the English Premier League table with 79 points, two more than second-place Manchester City who have played one game less.

And the Reds have interchangeably changed the top position with the Citizens during the 2018-2019 season, and for Andrew Robertson, the 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur was crucial for their title-chances.

“Whether it’s us or Man City who wins the league, we’ll look back and there’ll be crucial goals and crucial wins,” the left-back told the club’s official website.

“This will be one of them for us because it was so late on against a very good team; you think it’s going to end in a draw or even they’re going to win it because they’re pushing forward as well.”

“To win it, I’m sure we’ll look back and it’ll be a good three points for us,” he added.

“[It was] massive. In the first half an hour, I thought we blew them away if I’m honest. We played really well, without getting the second goal we needed.”

“Then we got a bit sloppy and you can’t do that against a good team like that; to be fair to them, they beat us comfortably in the second half,” Robertson continued.

“But these lads go right to the end, another late winner – yes, it’s a bit fortunate but we fought right until the end.”

“It wasn’t the best second half for us but it’s all about three points and we’re back top of the league,” he said.

“Relief is the word. Every team in the league is fighting for something at this point of the season.”

Liverpool is six matches away from the end of the 2018-2019 season as they still have to face Southampton, Chelsea, Cardiff City, Huddersfield Town, Newcastle United, and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

“Probably at the start of the season we wouldn’t have left Virgil in that position but we knew we had to win this game, that’s why maybe we left ourselves open at the back – and he did magnificently to keep it at a draw,” Robertson continued.

“Then when you see the ball go into the back of the net, especially when it’s that fortunate and you think the chance has gone, it’s just relief. It’s about all of us getting together and celebrating, then digging deep because they threw everything at it. We dug deep and saw out the last four minutes.”