Virgil van Dijk endured a combined afternoon on Saturday as Liverpool left it late to grab a 4-Three win over Premier League new boys Leeds United.
The Netherlands captain acquired himself on the scoresheet, however yet one more pricey mistake resulted in a purpose for the opposition.
Mohamed Salah’s hat-trick helped the Reds declare an exciting 4-Three victory over newly-promoted Leeds, because the Premier League champions got an early indication of simply how troublesome the defence of their title might be.
Leeds had waited 16 years for this second and it was effectively definitely worth the time served as they confirmed, similar to after they have been final within the high flight, they’re no respecters of reputations, with Mateusz Klich’s good 66th-minute effort for his or her third equaliser an indicator of the standard they possess.
Nevertheless, when Salah accomplished his treble with an 87th-minute penalty – his second spot-kick of the sport – goals of an Anfield upset have been dashed as Jurgen Klopp’s males pulled a dramatic late win out of the bag once more.
But Patrick Bamford’s purpose in entrance of the Kop will certainly be of some concern for Klopp due to the style it occurred.
Van Dijk tried to regulate a lofted via ball, solely to present Bamford a golden alternative as the previous Chelsea striker dinked the ball over Alisson to attain.
Because the begin of the 2018-19 season, no outfield participant has made extra errors resulting in targets within the Premier League than the £75million man.
Van Dijk’s three errors in that point are unmatched within the league, maybe suggesting complacency could also be creeping into the 29-year-old’s sport.