van Dijk delighted after scoring against Wolves but insists that wins matter more to him
Liverpool maintained their supremacy at the top of the table with a 2-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League on Friday night. Mohamed Salah opened the scoring in the first half from Fabinho’s accurate pull-back into the box before Virgil van Dijk put an end to his 12-month goal drought to seal the three points midway through the second half.
And van Dijk was delighted with the impressive all-around performance of the team. The Dutchman also expressed his happiness after ending his goal drought but insisted that it is the result that matters the most.
“Not at all – I’m more happy that I’m keeping clean sheets with my team and winning games,” Van Dijk told Liverpoolfc.com when asked if he was frustrated to have gone nearly 12 months without scoring for his club.
“Obviously scoring a goal is a bonus and obviously a very proud moment and hopefully there’s more to come, but I’m more focused on winning games.
“We are very happy and at the end, I am happy with the win. In the first half we were a bit sloppy at times, but second half we did it well and we are very happy that we won.
“It’s a very tough place to come with these circumstances and how they play. They have shown throughout the season they are very good and disciplined and they have a clear idea. We knew before and it’s how we reacted to it and in the second half we dominated and created good chances.”