"We are the players and if we lose we have to look to ourselves but I think we did well against Shakhtar," the Dutch left-back said.
"It is hard for everyone when we don't win at home. That is why we fought for every ball and you could see everyone doing that.
"It was good for the team and after recent games to win is good for confidence. It was a very important win.
"We have been a bit unlucky in the league but we have done well in the Champions League and hopefully we can go on a run in the league and beat Villa in the next game."
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