Napoli took a flying start at Anfield. After good preparatory work of Mertens kicked Hamsik but little about, and then in minute 13 Mertens itself was launched. A few moments later, he lay wailing on the ground. Felled by a brutal tackle from Van Dijk. The Dutch central defender had the ball, but went in with the left foot full on the left ankle of Mertens. It was immediately feared for the worst for the Red Devil. Even a happiness that he could immediately jump up and not much later he took again part in the game. It seems Mertens is also further to be able. Van Dijk came with just a yellow from the ref Skomina.
also Read Dries Mertens pookt voltage on towards cracker between Liverpool and Napoli with a striking anecdote from 2010: “’Is this?’, I thought”
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On the social media was immediately referred to the anecdote which Mertens oprakelde in an interview in preparation for the cracker in the Times . “Mostly what I remember I had to put my visit in 2010 is the ‘This is Anfield’sign in the tunnel. Everybody was talking about that board, so I thought that it was very large. But when I was going through the tunnel got, I had to ask where I could find. When it turned out that I just hadn't seen, that I brushed past and was gone. In the second half I still stopped to watch and I must confess that I was not impressed. "Is this it?’, I thought.”
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