Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says the club must leave their disappointing exit from the Champions League behind and go on and win the Europa League.
The Reds’ elimination from the European Cup was confirmed this evening when Fiorentina beat Lyon 1-0 in Italy, despite beating Debrecen in Budapest.
And now Liverpool will enter the Europa League, formally the UEFA Cup.
After the game this evening, Gerrard told Sky Sports, “Of course it’s disappointing, we played fantastically well tonight and despite getting three points we don’t progress.
“Hopefully now we’ll be in the Europa League so we’ll try to win that. The main prize has gone and to be playing in the Europa League is disappointing but we have to accept that, move on and try to win that competition.
“The only consolation in this is if we go on and win the secondary one.”
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