01-Jan-2018 17:14:43 | The Guardian
Liverpool’s week has been defined by a centre-back. It was not Dejan Lovren or Ragnar Klavan, but two men who could be reduced to the rank of spectators when Virgil van Dijk is available contrived to combine to procure a dramatic victory.
When Emre Can chipped a free-kick into the penalty area four minutes into added time, Lovren leapt highest to meet it. His header looked to going in but Klavan made sure, thrusting himself forward to apply the last touch and secure a third consecutive win for Liverpool. They are now six points clear of fifth-placed Arsenal, who do have a game in hand.
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