Virgil van Dijk produced a commanding performance at the heart of the Liverpool defence as the Reds beat Crystal Palace 2-0.
Speaking after the final whistle, he praised new Reds recruit Alisson following a strong showing and clean sheet.
On the impact of the Brazilian keeper, Van Dijk said: "It’s fantastic. You see how composed he is, the presence he has, he’s a fantastic goalie.
We are all very happy to have him in the team, he’s a good character as well, I’m very happy with him.
We knew it before the game, not many of the big teams have won here comfortably.
I’m happy to keep the clean sheet, the last goal was a good counter goal and a well-deserved three points.
You need to communicate with everyone, you need to make sure everyone is tight at the back, make sure we play the second balls. We know how direct Crystal Palace are, looking for Benteke and the other striker.
It was always going to be hard but we were prepared for it, ready for the fight, and happy to get the three points. It’s all about adapting the style of play, and feeling comfortable at the back with the quality we have in the team.
We have an amazing team, an amazing manager and we practice every day on how to get even better. Today, we showed a lot of good things and we need to be proud of ourselves today, it was a very tough game and I’m just very happy we won."
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