A brace from Steven Gerrard and one from Ryan Babel gave Liverpool a 3-0 win at Upton Park against West Ham and a return to the PL summit. Man of the match Gerrard told Setanta Sports 1: "We've got to keep going, keep doing our job and that's to win our remaining games - starting today.
"We're happy with the result, happy with the clean sheet. We've put a little bit more pressure on United.
"They've got a tough game," the 28-year-old England midfielder said of United.
"City have just come into a bit of form and derby matches are never easy. We wait and we hope that City can do us a favour - but the important thing is that we do our job.
"It'd be nice to still have it in our hands but we've got ourselves to blame by not winning football matches we should win.
"We've drawn too many games at home this season - it's been slightly frustrating but you've still got to give us credit.
"We've done so well to be in the title race. It's May 9 and it's the first time we've been in it (at this stage of season) for a long time so credit where it's due.
"At a club like Liverpool it's important to win trophies but there's still been progression. We will learn from where we've gone wrong and start putting it right next season."