Liverpool’s immediate rivals below them for a top-four place all dropped points at the weekend so victory at Vicarage Road would put distance between them and the chasing pack.
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"Mentally, we have to be prepared for the game, even though it's not like playing Manchester City, where you will find motivation without any big reason,” Lovren, who signed a new deal at the club last week, told liverpoolfc.com.
"We have a big reason – it's the final four games for the Champions League."
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