Liverpool-trainer Jürgen Klopp was after the 0-2-uitzege of Liverpool at Wolverhampton Wanderers full of praise for Virgil van Dijk. The defender remained Friday night in the back the whole match on the leg, and made himself the liberating second goal.
“Van Dijk is a fantastic player and is still better”, exclaimed with joy Klopp, who saw that the defender in the 68th minute slim wegsloop from the back of an opponent and a cross from Mohamed Salah from close in to the goal worked.
“That was really cleverly done, his goal was brilliant,” said the German trainer of the leader of the Premier League. “My team was perfect, especially on a night like this that it’s hard to be groomed to play football.”
Van Dijk was named man of the match, although he is at Molineux is not fully fit at the kick-off appeared. “I was a little bit of flu”, responded the captain of the Dutch national team after the end. “I didn’t feel 100 percent.”
With the crowded kerstschema in the Premier League, is there for the players barely time to catch your breath. “We’re going to come in between the contests even almost not to work out. This victory against a tough opponent gives me extra confidence.”
“Maybe 105 points needed”
Now Liverpool is doing a great season, with the club plenty of talk about a possible championship. The last time that ‘The Reds’ in the English national championship won was in the season 1989/1990.
“Everyone now starts on the title and until now it’s also going to be very good,” concluded Klopp. “We have for Christmas all 48 points and that is crazy. But there are more teams and I think we are for the title a record number of points needed. Perhaps 105.”
Liverpool is the only team still unbeaten and four points ahead of Manchester City, the club that last season the championship in the Premier League conquered with a record of one hundred points. City may at one point come as the Saturday home win of Crystal Palace.
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