Liverpool 'deserved to win' says Emre Can

Liverpool midfielder Emre Can

Liverpool ‘deserved to win’ says Emre Can [divider]

Liverpool beat Tottenham 3-2 at home to remain in 7th place in the Premier League just one point behind Spurs.

Emre Can revealed that the thought the Reds deserved the win and congratulated his teammates.

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“It was a very important game for us and I think we deserved to win so yeah well done boys,” Can told BT Sport 1 after the game.

The 21-year-old was given a 7.13 rating by Whoscored and was selected as Man of The Match by BT Sport.

Can started in defence for the 12th consecutive game against Spurs but was used in a midfield role for much of the second half.

Liverpool reduced the point gap with third placed Southampton to just three points following the win over Tottenham.

The Saints will however, be able to move six points clear of Liverpool with a win against West Ham on Wednesday.

Can has one goal and one assist in 22 appearances for Liverpool in all competitions this season.