The Merseyside derby ended in thrilling as Everton controversially drew 2-2 with Liverpool in the Premier League.
At a GlanceSports – Liverpool must be willing to share points in the Merseyside Derby during a 2-2 draw at Goodison Park against Everton.
The match which took place on Saturday (17/10/2020) evening WIB, was fierce with many people arguing that Liverpool should have won.
The first half was opened by Sadio Mane's quick goal which received a pass from Andy Robertson, a hard ball touched by Mane that Jordan Pickford could not anticipate. Liverpool temporarily winning 1-0.
In the 5th minute, Virgil Van Dijk was forced to be replaced by Joe Gomez when he was lunge at Pickford, causing him a minor injury.
Everton, who topped the league standings, managed to give a fierce match, buying and selling attacks continued,
Until the 19th minute, James Rodriguez's corner was headed by Michael Keane which made Everton equalize 1-1.
Three minutes later, Everton's back line fouled Mane, which earned Liverpool a free kick, Alexandre-Arnold's ruse did not fool Pickford by knocking him off the pitch.
Keane's goal became the second goal scored until the first half ended.
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In the second half, each team played a draw, the defense played an important role in this round.
Until the 71st minute there was a goal that was created for Liverpool,
Henderson's bait that was thrown away by Everton's backline, instead led to Mohamed Salah, the Reds superstar's volley could not be blocked by Pickford. Liverpool winning 2-1.
But the visitors' advantage did not last long, nine minutes later, Digne's crossing was welcomed by Everton star Calvert-Lewin.
His header nestled right at the end of the right side of Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian. Everton equalized to 2-2.
Near the end of normal time, Richarlison's attack on Thiago Alcantara had to force himself off the pitch. Everton now plays with 10 players.
Liverpool have successfully maximized the number of players. In added time, Liverpool scored a goal through Henderson.
However, the goal was disallowed because the feeder Sadio Mane was first offside. Score remains 2-2, which lasts until the game is over.
The results of the Merseyside derby still make Everton firmly at the top of the Premier League standings by collecting 13 points from five matches. Liverpool stick to second place with 10 points.
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