‘Hold my beer!’ Best reaction as Mahrez horror-miss spares van Dijk’s blushes

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Virgil van Dijk played incredibly against Manchester City today, but was very nearly the villain, after giving away an unnecessary penalty at the death.

Hazard: what playing against Van Dijk taught me

The Dutchman had sent Leroy Sane away from goal, but for some reason, slid in and fouled the flying German.

Thankfully however, Riyad Mahrez skied the resulting penalty miles over the bar – much to the delight of Liverpool fans everywhere.

It’s basically van Dijk’s first big mistake of the season, but thankfully, it wasn’t punished.

Here’s what everyone said on Twitter following the 0-0 draw that sees us join top of the table going into the international break.




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