World Cup roundup: Van Dijk allays injury fears after Netherlands’ 6-1 win

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Virgil van Dijk gave Liverpool an injury scare after having to leave the field during the Netherlands’ 6-1 World Cup qualifier victory over Turkey.

The centre-half, who missed most of last season with an anterior cruciate ligament injury and only returned to top-flight football in August, was sent into the air by a strong challenge.

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