As good as Van Dijk: Liverpool fans rave about defender after CL performance

Clement Lenglet of Sevilla FC duels for the ball with Dejan Lovren of Liverpool FC during the UEFA Champions League group E match between Sevilla FC and Liverpool FC at Estadio Ramon...

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has turned opinion around.

Dejan Lovren of Liverpool shakes hands with Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool as he is subbed during the UEFA Champions League group E match between Liverpool FC and Spartak Moskva at...

Liverpool cruised to a victory over Spartak Moscow last night, winning 7-0 as they outclassed the Russian champions.

The Reds' attackers ripped Spartak to shreds, and their defence held up their end of the bargain too.

Dejan Lovren was solid once again, and has put in a solid run of form since his Wembley horror show against Tottenham.

Dejan Lovren of Liverpool shows appreciation to the fans during the UEFA Champions League group E match between Liverpool FC and Spartak Moskva at Anfield on December 6, 2017 in Liverpool,...

At that point it had seemed there may be no way back for the Croatian, but he has bounced back, with the support of fans and manager Jurgen Klopp behind him.

Lovren was substituted early last night too - this time in very different circumstances - with an hour gone and Liverpool 5-0 up.

The defender was being saved ahead of this weekend's Merseyside derby against Everton.

He will have a big role to play and will need to continue the form he has shown in the last month. 

A solid performance to help see off Everton will confirm his transformation back into a dependable option from being seen as a liability. 

Here is a look at how Liverpool fans reacted on Twitter to Lovren's performance...

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