Last weekend’s defeat to Arsenal left the Reds 10 points adrift of fourth place but they have a packed schedule coming up which gives them every opportunity of clawing back lost ground.
They travel to Sunderland on Saturday before returning to Anfield for the Merseyside derby on Tuesday ahead of the visit of Stoke in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.
“March is probably going to define the season for us and we’re going to keep playing and trying to win as many games as we can,” said the Scotland international. “Every game is a massive game at this club. Hopefully we can get ourselves on the road to being successful again.
“You can never give up – you never know what can happen in this league. We’ll never give up, no matter what. The aim is still there to challenge and we’re in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup, so we’re looking forward to the rest of the season.
“We’ve got a lot of tough games but they’re games that we’re ready for and hopefully we can win as many games as we can.”
St Mirren boss Jack Ross has told his Buddies he wants to see a sprint finish as they look to romp towards the Ladbrokes Championship flag.
Javi Gracia said it was always going to be an uphill battle for Watford after conceding so early against Liverpool on Saturday.
Schalke 04 boss Dominico Tedesco paid tribute to goalkeeper Ralf Fahrmann after his 76th-minute penalty save proved crucial in a 1-0 win over Wolfsburg.