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Van Dijk? His “worst game with Liverpool”

While Liverpool were held at Fulham (2-2), Virgil van Dijk, guilty of a penalty, was one of the most disappointing Reds.

Tough recovery for Liverpool. The Reds were hooked this Saturday at Fulham (2-2), despite the good start of Darwin Nunez, author of a goal and an assist when he was a substitute at kick-off.

Jurgen Klopp’s men have been physically shaken. And, for once, it was Virgil van Dijk who was one of the most struggling players. The Dutch defender notably conceded the penalty which brought the 2-1 goal, mowing down Aleksandar Mitrovic, who had eliminated him.

The Daily Mail was ruthless with Van Dijk, giving him the worst score of the encounter, a 4. “Probably his worst performance in a Liverpool shirt, writes the English media. Tortured by Mitrovic and at fault on Fulham’s second. »

Van Dijk’s worst game so far? It is in any case the first time that rock of the Reds has been dribbled by a player and conceded a penalty in the same meeting, according to the site Squawka, which specializes in statistics.

Long considered the best defender in the world, and very close to winning the Ballon d’Or in 2019, Van Dijk seriously injured his knee in October 2020, during a match at Everton. Returning to competition in 2021-2022, he managed to return to a good level, contributing in particular to the Reds’ good season last year. But he may not be as sovereign as he once was…

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