Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk believes challenge on Napoli's Dries Mertens was fair

The quarter-final first legs are on April 9/10 followed by the second legs on April 16/17, while the semi-final first legs are on April 30/May 1 before the second legs on May 7/8.

The Egypt and Liverpool forward won the Premier League Golden Boot with 32 goals in May and scored 10 Champions League goals as Liverpool reached the final.

Napoli have now been eliminated from the Champions League and although Alisson has received widespread praise for his intervention, Milik acknowledged that he felt guilty over the squandered opportunity.

De Gea's struggles have continued into this season as United sit sixth in the Premier League, 16 points behind the leaders. Salah was also announced the victor of a fan's poll that attracted over 366,000 votes during a December 3 ceremony in London, Liverpool reported on its official website. "Bless" and "football is there for everyone to enjoy and have moments like this".

Van Dijk revealed much of that is built on the team ethic which means being confident enough to challenge each other in order to maintain their high standards.

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Salah now joins an illustrious list of names like Nigeria's Nwankwo Kanu, Okocha and Ivory Coast legend Yaya Touré, as the only players to win the title twice.

"It starts up front". We have to continue with the right mentality, the physicality stronger again - I think that's coming back to where we want to be - and the tempo of the side and the energy. Obviously we have triggers to press and then make it hard for them. It's hard when you're on a tough run.

"That's how it is, we're all grown-ups, we take it and after the game if you're not happy with it then you discuss it".

"I prefer that newspapers talk about things like this than talk about "Tottenham is going to sack me" or "people are exhausted of me" or 'we are in a hard situation.' Of course if I choose one situation I choose this one".

"We know we have to do a lot to not lose games and even more to win it".



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