With an international break going on, catch up with your favourite Red stars in the World Cup Qualifiers. Virgil van Dijk led the Netherlands to World Cup qualification as one of the seven Liverpool players were in international action on Tuesday.
The centre-back led his country to a 2-0 win at home over Norway, securing first place in Group G. Meanwhile, in Cardiff, two Reds faced off against each other, as Neco Williams and Divock Origi started for Wales and Belgium, respectively.
Williams played the entire 90 minutes of the 1-1 draw, while Origi only played an hour. The draw ensures Wales a home ground advantage in the semi-finals of the March qualification play-offs. On the other hand, Belgium already secured the first position in Group E.
While Mohamed Salah and Takumi Minamino both took three points. Salah came off the bench, in Egypt’s 2-1 victory over Gabon, while Minamino was taken off after 60 minutes in Japan’s 1-0 victory over Oman.
Meanwhile, Later at night, both Alisson Becker and Fabinho played the entire game, as Brazil drew 0-0 with Argentina.
Who all aced the World Cup Qualifiers?
Last week, Sadio Mane did start for Senegal against Togo, but he left the field in the 28th minute owing to an injury concern. The game ended with a score of 1-1. Thereafter, Senegal will now advance to the final round of the African preliminaries for Qatar 2022 as they were already victorious Group H.
Meanwhile, Kostas Tsimikas represented Greece in their 1-0 loss to Spain in Group B of Europe’s qualifying stages in Athens.
On the other hand, Caoimhin Kelleher and Diogo Jota were both benchwarmers as Portugal played a goalless draw against the Republic of Ireland.
Thus, Van Dijk, Origi, Allison, Fabinho, Hendo, and Trent all have their tickets booked for Qatar. The Reds international gang will return to Premier League action on 20th November.
As Jurgen Klopp’s side will face Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal. The Gunners are currently at fifth, with just two points behind the Reds.