Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk snubbed Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford after his damage, reviews say. The Netherlands worldwide was fouled by the England shot-stopper in Saturday’s 2-2 draw and will now be sidelined for months. And he was removed from impressed with Pickford when the Everton star tried to assist him to his ft.
Liverpool may solely handle a draw in opposition to Everton in Saturday’s blockbuster showdown.
The Reds took the lead twice by Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah respectively, however had been pegged again by Michael Keane and Dominic Calvert-Lewin.
The most important speaking level from the showdown, nevertheless, was Pickford’s sort out on Van Dijk.
The Everton star slid by his man, getting not one of the ball, and it’s since been urged Van Dijk may miss the following seven to eight months by damage.
And the Liverpool Echo say that, after the incident, Pickford was snubbed when he tried to assist the 29-year-old to his ft.
It’s claimed that Van Dijk was overheard saying ‘no’ to the Toffees goalkeeper as he tried to help.
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And Van Dijk, although he tried to hold on, was finally compelled to make approach for Joe Gomez in opposition to his will.
Liverpool star Jordan Henderson claimed Pickford had apologised after the match, saying: “Everybody retains asking us about it so I am guessing it is a purple card. It mustn’t be a superb problem.
“To be truthful, Jordan got here up and apologised to me after the sport and [told me] to inform Virgil.
“It mustn’t be nice. However yeah, not simply that incident, we created so many good probabilities to attain and general we should always’ve gained the sport.”
Henderson had a late objective chalked off for offside, with Mane adjudged to be standing in an offside place.
And he stated of that call: “It does really feel [pretty cruel].
“You already know higher than me with the offside, nevertheless it should be [cruel] with VAR, that everybody needs. Yeah, dissatisfied that we’ve not obtained the win.
“I believed the efficiency was superb and we deserved to win the sport.
“They bend the traces generally do not they to make it offside? I am unsure how they did it, yeah I’ve seen it earlier than however not simply that objective, our general efficiency, the probabilities we created, we deserved to win, I believed from begin to end we had been the higher crew. Everton would be the happier with the draw.”
Henderson was happy with Liverpool bouncing again from their 7-2 defeat to Aston Villa earlier than the current worldwide break.
“I had full confidence we might react in the appropriate approach and at this time we reacted very nicely. We knew it will be an intense recreation, Everton are doing so nicely in the mean time,” he stated.
“We knew it will be a superb recreation, intense however I believed we did sufficient to win the sport. However there’s nonetheless positives going into the following recreation.
“The consequence at [Aston] Villa woke us up a bit definitely, it was a nasty recreation general, everyone knows that.
“After that it is concerning the response and I believed the boys reacted very well. That is all you may ask, to provide every part, particularly in a derby.
“Taking part in the best way we did, a number of the soccer, the probabilities we created, we defended nicely with depth.
“Very pleased with the efficiency. Dissatisfied we did not get the three factors however we transfer on and go once more.
“We take it by every recreation. The following recreation is the largest recreation and this was our greatest recreation at this time. Ajax is our subsequent greatest recreation.
“We’ll not look ahead too far, we at all times think about what’s necessary and that is the following recreation.”
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