Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has been delighted that his side’s performance came in beating strong rivals Inter Milan.
X helped his “Reds” army to beat the “Python” at home 2-0 in the Champions League round of 16 first leg.
“It’s a really difficult field. Face a great team and fight hard. I really enjoyed the atmosphere and the fans on the pitch,” Van Dijk told ufabet Sport after the game.
Neither side managed a shot on target at the San Siro until Firmino’s deft header from a corner.
Former Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko had a goal disallowed for offside for an Inter side who caused Liverpool plenty of problems.
Hakan Calhanoglu also struck the crossbar in the first half.
It’s a great strength for us. We had a great result before returning to Anfield.”
“You tried everything and they defended very well, but Bobby found space and scored great goals. It was a well-deserved victory. We work very hard.”
“Everyone is expected to be under pressure. Because this is the Champions League. The preceding message is that you must be ready to suffer and work hard. It was a very good performance and kept a clean sheet. It was a really happy day.”