Associated Press  |  Last updated March 10, 2013
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard ended Tottenham's 12-match unbeaten run in the Premier League by clinching a 3-2 victory from the penalty spot on Sunday. As Liverpool climbed to sixth place with a third successive win, Tottenham missed a chance to strengthen its grip on third place. Gerrard struck the winner in the 82nd minute after Tottenham defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto fouled Luis Suarez. It was Suarez who put Liverpool ahead in the 21st with his 50th goal for the club. Jan Vertonghen headed Tottenham level on the stroke of halftime by meeting a cross from Gareth Bale, who set up the defender again after the break as the visitors took the lead. But a defensive mix-up allowed Liverpool to equalize in the 66th as Stewart Downing grabbed a rare goal before Gerrard had the final say. ''A couple of mistakes cost us but we can't be too negative about what we have done so far,'' Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas said. ''Hopefully this is a good reminder for us.'' Liverpool ripp...
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