Virgil van Dijk’s high quality can usually be misunderstood as laziness at instances because the defender has a behavior of gliding via video games with the air of 1 nearly uninterested in their endeavour.
For the Dutchman, it’s merely the case of being an echelon above his friends, with the No.4 demonstrating his brilliance within the backline with some sensible motion to trace the run of Lautaro Martinez and decelerate the menace posed.
The one-v-one was rapidly settled right into a low-risk attacking menace as the previous Southampton ace posted one other outstanding outing within the backline for Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool aspect.
You’ll be able to catch the clip beneath, courtesy of BT Sport:
Martinez was shook pic.twitter.com/QfWRUZmLZ0
— GDon (@gdonlfc) February 16, 2022