Liverpool: Van Dijk gets destroyed by a Red Devils legend


By: Manu Tournoux

Former Manchester United star Roy Keane was not kind to Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk.

Liverpool missed the boat this Sunday against Manchester United (0-0). A lack of accuracy in the final gestures which cost Jürgen Klopp’s men dearly, who find themselves relegated to second place in the Premier League standings, one length behind the new leader Arsenal, but are four points ahead of Manchester City , fourth. The captain of the Reds, Virgil Van Dijk also expressed his bitterness at the end of the meeting.

“The way we played the match, having overwhelming possession of the ball, there was only one team trying to win the match,” said the Dutch international in comments relayed by the British media . Unfortunately, this did not happen. We were superior in every area. They are delighted to have taken a point and we are disappointed. »

“United did not disrespect clubs like this”

VVD’s statement didn’t really sit well with Mancunian coach Erik Ten Hag, who felt his team had the most clear chances. “That’s his opinion. We had the best chances in the game with Rasmus Hojlund and Garnacho. » On the air of Sky Sports, Former Red Devils striker Roy Keane also criticized the Batavian defender for showing arrogance, recalling the Liverpool club’s long period of drought in the league.

“There’s a lot of arrogance on his part. He must remember that Liverpool have only won one title in 30 years. United are in a difficult situation, just like Liverpool have been. It’s arrogance and it backfired on them today, said the former Irish international. For many years Liverpool were in a bad situation and United in a good situation, but United didn’t disrespect clubs like that. Only one title in 33 years? I came to Anfield a few times with Manchester United, and Liverpool were in a difficult situation and were happy with a draw too.”

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