Van Persie stated in an interview that there was a certain element of luck in Liverpool's 1-0 victory over Ajax.
Van Persie said: "Liverpool did a great job in this game, but obviously they will miss the core players in the team. Van Dyke is very stable on the back line, obviously his absence will be a huge regret. Thiago, despite him He doesn't play many games, but he is a world-class star.
"But Ajax has a better chance in this game. They played well. They had at least 4-5 very good opportunities. Normally they should have been able to seize one of them. But tonight's Unlucky for Ajax, Liverpool is the luckier side.
"Ajax did a good job. They created a lot of opportunities but failed to score. For me, in the first hour of the game, I watched Mane play, watched his movements, how he took the ball. , His cooperation with his teammates, I am willing to spend money to watch him play. He is a very good player."