Virgil van Dijk made a dream start to his Anfield career on Friday, scoring the winning goal on his debut for Liverpool.
They beat city rivals Everton 2-1 in their 2017/2018 English FA Cup third round tie at Anfield.
The Dutchman, signed last week from Southampton for a reported fee of 75 million pounds, rose inside the area to head home an Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain corner kick.
The 84th minute goal provided a relief in what had been a pulsating Merseyside derby.
Liverpool looked to have been frustrated after Gylfi Sigurdsson brought Everton level in the 67th minute after a brilliant counter-attack from Sam Allardyce’s side.
The home side had taken the lead through a 35th minute penalty kick from James Milner after Everton defender Mason Holgate had pulled down Adam Lallana in the box.(Reuters/NAN)
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