Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has insisted that it’s extra necessary to get a win towards Manchester United than make a ‘assertion’ much like final season’s 5-0 win at Outdated Trafford – the Reds additionally received 4-0 at Anfield.
United’s consecutive defeats to Brighton and Brentford have made Liverpool heavy favourites on Monday. However Jurgen Klopp’s facet are additionally but to win a Premier League sport to date this season after two rounds of fixtures, placing stress on the necessity to get factors.
Liverpool should not in a dire scenario like United, having drawn twice reasonably than lose, however they’re nonetheless not firing on all cylinders and can’t count on to blow their north west rivals away.
“It is huge nevertheless it’s not about making a press release, we need to win and do all the things that is doable to win there,” Van Dijk defined, through LiverpoolFC.com.
“Through the years it has confirmed powerful for us to win there, clearly final 12 months was an incredible outcome, we will not deny it. This 12 months they’ve had a troublesome begin and we have not had the most effective begin that we needed both, so will probably be attention-grabbing.
“They’re a great group in my view, they’ve good gamers everywhere in the pitch. Clearly they don’t seem to be in the most effective scenario confidence-wise most likely, nevertheless it’s the proper sport to show it round for them. However we’re ourselves and we need to be certain we’re prepared for it.”