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Liverpool matchwinner Emre Can on his goal at Watford

EPL By: Ambrose Udeme | 01/05/2017

Liverpool matchwinner Emre Can on his goal at Watford

Liverpool matchwinner against Watford Emre Can has confirmed in a post-match reaction that he has never scored a goal like the one he did in Monday's Premier League clash against Watford on Monday.

Can’s sublime overhead kick helped Liverpool bolster their push for a top-four finish with a 1-0 win over Watford on Monday evening. The midfielder grabbed the game’s only goal at Vicarage Road in first-half added time – and in style too, meeting Lucas Leiva’s ball forward with a spectacular effort that sailed into the top corner.

Success on parade as L'Pool hit Watford for maximum points

Speaking to Sky Sports, the German said: "I have never scored a goal like that - maybe when I was younger. That is the best goal I've ever scored.

Liverpool matchwinner Emre Can on his goal at Watford

"I saw the space and I ran behind and my first thought was that I wanted to head it, then I didn't think too much. But the most important thing was three points after knowing what happened yesterday. It was a big game for us.

"Everything is in our hands. If we win the three games we are in the Champions League. We are confident. If we perform how we can perform then we can do it."

Can and his team-mates were forced to survive a scare when Sebastian Prodl smashed a strike against the crossbar in the final seconds.

The result consolidates Liverppol's position in third in the Premier League table, moving them four points ahead of fifth-placed Manchester United having played a game more.