Student or Learner
Regarding to the phrase below, could I assume that "to move clear" is a phrasal verb?
and does it mean: to cancell the points or to lose the points?
Winning on the Saturday had been a mammoth task because we had been 2–0 down against Everton, yet we won the game to move five points clear in the League.
not a teacher
"… to move five points clear in the League".
It means to move to the top of the League table and five points in front of the team which is second.