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Liverpool Fans Tipped Star Player To Become The Next Captain After His Impressive Performance

Subair Adams

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Liverpool have to deal with stubborn Crystal Palace team before they emerged victorious after the game.

The Merseyside club were made to work hard to earn their dramatic comeback to pick up the maximum points in one of Saturday’s Premier League fixtures.

The Reds were punished for their unimpressive defensive abilities in the early minutes of the game when Wilfred Zaha was brought down in the 18-yard box by Karius to gave away a penalty which was coolly converted by Luka Milivojevic.

The Merseyside club fought back from behind to equalize via Sadio Mane’s goal after a brilliant cross from James Milner.

Before finding the back of the net, the Senegalese striker almost found the back of the net when he deflected Virgil Van Dijk’ goal-bound header but it, unfortunately, went out for a goal kick.

As the match looks like it was settling for a draw, Liverpool’s Egyptian forward Mohammed Salah broke the Eagles heart when he found the back of the net in the 84th minute to bring his goal tally to 37 for the Reds in all competitions this season.

There is one player whose performance for the Reds gladdens the Merseyside Faithfuls — Netherland defender Van Virgil Dijk.

During the course of the game, The most expensive defender had to switch his position with Joel Matip so as to reduce the damage which could be caused by palace’s striker Christian Benteke who was a nightmare to Joel Matip.

Fans took to Twitter to praise the Dutchman for his bravery during the game and he was tipped to become the future captain of the club. According to Ben, Van Dijk has been immense in the defense.

Dan McLaughlin(@Dan23_92), Daniel A'(@DannLFCTR), Jake(@Fixmino) all praise the Dutchman for his display against the Eagles.

With the result, Liverpool are now in the third position, two points behind  United.

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