According to the "Liverpool Echo" report, after defeating Ajax 1-0 in the away game, Fabinho, who played as the Liverpool central defender, said after the game that he was not Van Dyke, but he would try his best and the team would work hard. Win the next game for the injured Van Dyke.
Because Liverpool defender Van Dyke was injured in the Merseyside Derby, in the first round of the Champions League group match against Ajax, Liverpool midfielder Fabinho started as a guest central defender. His performance It was recognized.
Fabinho said in an interview after the game: "From a tactical point of view, I must always be prepared to initiate a long pass and coordinate the team's offense and defense. This is not easy, because I have to bear a part of Van Dai K’s usual duty is to speak to his teammates on the court and play the role of defense leader."
"Of course I am not Van Dyke, but I will try my best."
"For me personally, it is very important for the team to maintain zero cover and confidence."
"I have always tried my best. Of course, the coach said that I have to speak more on the court and organize more teammates. Sometimes I will use'pay attention to two points to protect','be prepared', or tell my teammates. We put pressure on each other."
When referring to Van Dijk’s injury, Fabinho said: "From my personal point of view, I was a little shocked when I knew Van Dijk would be injured for a long time. I think he is the best defender in the world today. , And more importantly, he is a leader in our team and the locker room. He always maintains a happy mood and brings a pleasant atmosphere, which of course we will miss."
"But now we have to move on and try our best to win these games for Van Dijk."
"Now our wounded are Thiago, Alisson and Matip, but they will recover as soon as possible. We have to work hard to win every game."