Steven Gerrard urges Liverpool teammates to keep feet on the ground

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Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has urged his teammates not to get carried away after the Reds 'big win' over Tottenham.

The Kop legend insists Brendan Rodger's side must win as many of their remaining matches as possible and continue to push for a place in Europe.

The victory was the first over any top five side this season for the red half of Merseyside.

"With our performances against the top sides this season, I think we have been very unlucky not to get a win," Gerrard said, according to The Independent.

"I think it's the least we deserve.  We are really pleased and the changing room was buzzing."

The Reds skipper was quick to highlight how the introduction of Joe Allen was a big part of the comeback.

"The change in midfield gave us that extra number in the middle.  When you play with two forwards against the top sides, sometimes you get outdone in the middle of the park.  I thought that change was big today," he told the official Liverpool website.

Luis Suarez put Liverpool ahead with his 29th goal of the campaign before Jan Vertonghen netted twice to give Spurs the advantage just after half-time.

But, Stewart Downing capitalised on Kyle Walker's back-pass before Gerrard struck home a penalty after Benoit Assou-Ekotto brought down Suarez.

Gerrard praised the Uruguayan for another outstanding performance in attack and believes the former Ajax star is the front-runner for the PFA Player of the Year award ahead of Spurs attacker Gareth Bale.

"We've got a player who is equally as good as him (Bale) in Luis Suarez. Luis may just pip him to player of the year, in my opinion. It's hard to put into words how good he has been," he said, according to ESPN.

"He's been doing that all season. Before the last transfer deadline we never had that centre-forward, and he's almost carried us on his own at times.

"If he doesn't win an award this year, he'll be the best player ever not to win an award."

Sunday's FA Cup semi-final draw means Liverpool will have to finish fifth to qualify for next season's Europa League.

They are currently two points adrift of Arsenal, who hold the position but have a game in hand.

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