Liverpool Van Dijk injury : Why was Van Dijk missing against Newcastle United: Premier League 2021/22

Liverpool Van Dijk injury: Why was Van Dijk not playing against Newcastle United: Premier League 2021/22
Liverpool Van Dijk injury: Why was Van Dijk not playing against Newcastle United: Premier League 2021/22

Liverpool dominated the Magpies with van Dijk missing, as Alley Sport discovers “Liverpool Van Dijk injury” and the speculation of why didn’t the Dutch defender start.

Liverpool Van Dijk injury: Why was Van Dijk not playing against Newcastle United: Premier League 2021/22
Liverpool Van Dijk injury: Why was Van Dijk missing against Newcastle United: Premier League 2021/22. Image Credits- Football 365

Liverpool recorded their 2000th victory in English top-flight against Newcastle United, as the Magpies failed to beat Liverpool on their 26th attempt at Anfield. Controversy shrouded Diogo Jota’s goal, but Liverpool secured their points with a smashing hit by Alexander-Arnold, with Jurgen Klopp surprising with the non-selection of their talismanic defender- Virgil van Dijk.

Liverpool vs Newcastle United Match Insights

Liverpool Van Dijk injury: Why was Van Dijk not playing against Newcastle United: Premier League 2021/22
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Liverpool were in sublime form yet again, as they had a thumping victory over the Magpies in an electrifying atmosphere at Anfield. Mo Salah, Diogo Jota and Trent Alexander-Arnold scored wonderful goals, as the Kops faced an early scare with a trademark Jonjo Shelvey goal. With this victory, Liverpool move within 1 point of league leaders Manchester City, as the title race heats up.

Liverpool Van Dijk injury: Why was Van Dijk not playing against Newcastle United: Premier League 2021/22
Liverpool Van Dijk injury: Why was Van Dijk missing against Newcastle United: Premier League 2021/22. Image Credits- Yahoo News UK

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Liverpool Van Dijk injury?

Liverpool Van Dijk injury: Why was Van Dijk not playing against Newcastle United: Premier League 2021/22
Liverpool Van Dijk injury: Why was Van Dijk not playing against Newcastle United: Premier League 2021/22. Image Credits- Reuters

A sudden COVID-19 outbreak has hit several Premier League clubs, with Manchester United, Aston Villa, Tottenham and Watford being a few clubs whose fixtures were postponed this week. Liverpool face a suspected positive case for Virgil van Dijk, Curtis Jones and Fabinho, resulting in the trio not featuring against Newcastle United. Van Dijk missed the last season post a leg break, and looks to be back for Liverpool in a matter of weeks.

Liverpool Van Dijk injury: Why was Van Dijk not playing against Newcastle United: Premier League 2021/22
Liverpool Van Dijk injury: Why was Van Dijk not playing against Newcastle United: Premier League 2021/22. Image Credits- Football 365

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