By Peter Rutzler For Mailonline
Published: 10:34 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 10:35 BST, 1 April 2019
Virgil van Dijk has been widely praised following the Liverpool defender's outstanding contribution to his side's 2-1 win over Tottenham on Sunday.
The Dutch stopper was lauded for stopping a potent Spurs counter-attack in the second half, when the Reds were themselves chasing a match-winner.
Van Dijk astutely negotiated a worrying two-on-one situation which saw Moussa Sissoko and Son Heung-Min bare down on the Liverpool goal.
Virgil van Dijk was praised by Liverpool fans for stopping a potent Tottenham counter-attack
The Dutchman was left exposed in a two-on-one situation with a little under five minutes to go
Van Dijk calculated that Son was a better finisher and blocked Sissoko's line of pass
The Frenchman was forced to take the shot