(Video) Van Dijk saves Liverpool a crucial point with remarkable recovery tackle to stop potential one-on-one

Posted by

Virgil van Dijk caught the eyes of a few Liverpool fans with one particular defensive contribution in the Reds’ 3-3 draw against Brentford.

During extra-time, Thomas Frank’s men threatened to steal all three points at the Brentford Community Stadium with a dangerous lofted ball over the Merseysiders’ high backline.

READ MORE: ‘Why spend when you’ve got it already there?’ – Pundit supports Liverpool’s limited summer spending

The Dutch centre-half demonstrated his sheer pace with a gut-busting recovery run to deny Ivan Toney a potential one-on-one with No.1 Alisson Becker.

You can catch the clip below, courtesy of Sky Sports:

https://twitter.com/PassLikeThiago/status/1441831303612092421

#Ep13 of The Red Nets Podcast: Gary Neville’s ludicrous Liverpool claim, who comes in for an injured Thiago… and more!

More Stories Ivan Toney Virgil van dijk