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Thread #163410   Message #3958342
Posted By: MikeL2
25-Oct-18 - 02:47 PM
Thread Name: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
Subject: RE: BS: Football (not the U.S. kind)
Hi Steve

Great show indeed. Red Star were no pushovers. The went at Liverpool from the start and looked as though they would create some problems.
They took the first 20 minutes with a physical display but gradually Liverpool started to fight back after riding a storm.

The defence conducted by Van Dyjk stated to drive Red Star back with some fine attacking from the back. Soon the inevitable happened and
when Shaqiri made a goal, well taken by Firmino they just rolled over the opposition and won easily taking them to the top of their Group.

For me Van Dyjk was the man of the match as he calmly encouraged his young defender to drive forward and put Red Star on the back foot.

I agree with you about Shqiri - great game - what a great deal.