Liverpool confronted native metropolis rivals Everton within the second EPL match as Carlo Ancelotti’s males exploited Jurgen Klopp’s defensive weak point in a 2-0: defeat at Anfield.
The Reds misplaced their essential man, Van Virgil Dijk to Everton within the first Meyerside derby in opposition to October 2020 with the match ending in a 2-2 draw.
This time round it was a cruise for Everton as Liverpool have been a shadow of their ex-selves, in the beginning Richarlison opened the scoring with a good looking end after getting the cross from James Rodriguez.
The VAR checked a couple of minutes earlier than ruling him to the aspect and a purpose!
Liverpool tried so laborious to get again into the sport with quite a few possibilities going to lose and Everton goalkeeper Pickford saving probably the most.
It was one other enormous encounter for Liverpool as the possibilities for European soccer to develop on fireplace – they couldn’t even get a spot within the Europa League.
The sport was not removed from saving with Liverpool everywhere in the area seeking to take an equalizer however then he was caught in a counterattack, Richarlison got here again in cost, left him for substitute Dominic Calvert-Lewin, took a primary flip however Alisson nonetheless.
He tried to search for a rebound however Alexandre Arnold’s leg hit him within the field and the referee signaled the purpose.
VAR checked, the referee went to the monitor to examine and he was at his resolution for a penalty.
Sirguddson obtained up for the penalty, picked a spot and fired, Alisson understood nicely, but it surely was too quick for him to catch.
This victory is the primary Meyerside derby Everton will obtain since 1999.
Everton are at Liverpool stage with 40 factors with a recreation in hand, which suggests they might go forward of West Ham and stage with Chelsea at 43 factors in the event that they win their excellent recreation.
The Toffees will face Southampton subsequent at Goodison Park whereas Liverpool hope to get all three factors in opposition to Sheffield United within the struggle.