The Dutchman began the Wembley encounter alongside Ibrahima Konate and kept out the Blues’ attack for 90 minutes before being taken off for Joel Matip.
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Boasting a 3-1 lead from the first leg at the Estadio da Luz, Ibrahima Konate made lightning strike twice against Benfica – rising highest in the 21st minute to put Liverpool in the ascendancy.
That could mean a recall for Roberto Firmino, goalscorer at the San Siro in the midweek 2021/2022 UEFA Champions League game.
Van Dijk and Gomez have not played since October and November respectively after sustaining serious knee injuries.