Virgil van Dijk enjoy the victory that he Sunday, with Liverpool at Chelsea booked (2-0). ‘The Reds’ are still doing plenty to take the title in the Premier League.
“It was very intense and it was great. It gives something extra and that you will need in this kind of race to continue and the other whips. We did that to be nice”, said Van Dijk at Ziggo Sport about the atmosphere at Anfield.
“It was very heavy, especially in the second half. It is great that we are here, the three points have caught and also that we are the zero. That is very important for us.”
After a doelpuntloze first half picked up Liverpool after resting in the victory by goals from Sadio Mané and Mohamed Salah, that beautiful touch shot. The lead over rival Manchester City is two points, have ‘The Citizens’ a duel less played.
“We don’t talk a lot about the title,” says Van Dijk. “There are still four games to go and we just know not what may happen. We must focus on the matches that await us.”
Coach Jürgen Klopp is going through the roof during the top match against Chelsea. (Photo: Pro Shots)
Liverpool manager Klopp lyrical
Manager Jürgen Klopp was glowing after the victory over Chelsea, which is now the fourth state. “I am extremely proud of the team and also to the fans. I am so grateful that I am part of am amazing. Sometimes it is really overwhelming. We have done a fantastic job,” he said.
The German could not deny that the result of competitor City played a part in Liverpool. The reigning champion won earlier on Sunday with 1-3 of Crystal Palace.
“The first question that we all ask each other today asked was: what has City done? We can simply not ignore it, though it is not interesting for us,” said Klopp.
“We expect that they will all the remaining matches to win, so it is up to us to get as many points to address. If we champion is that great, and if not, then we have still a very good team.”
Liverpool will go Wednesday to visit with FC Porto in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. The heenduel was last week with a 2-0 win. Four days after the return goes to the team of Van Dijk and Klopp in the Premier League on a visit to Cardiff City.
Summary Liverpool-FC Porto (2-0)
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