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(Video) Van Dijk beats Maguire in the air to score Liverpool opener

Liverpool take the lead at Anfield thanks to a Virgil van Dijk header.

Jurgen Klopp’s side won a corner after putting Manchester United’s defence under some pressure.

Trent Alexander-Arnold’s corner-kick found Van Dijk inside the box and the Netherlands international headed the ball into the net.

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Watch the goal below, courtesy of RMC Sport 1:

It was obvious that before kick-off we needed to work on our defending from set-pieces — when we were going to be asked to deal with Van Dijk in such situations.

United have now conceded 8 goals from corners this season.

A lot of the coverage will focus on how Harry Maguire was beaten in the air by the Liverpool centre-back, who targeted Brandon Williams before the cross came in.

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