Gylfi Sigurdsson of Everton celebrates with teammates after scoring his groups second purpose throughout the Premier League match between Liverpool and Everton.
Everton earned their first win at Liverpool since 1999 because the troubled Premier League champions crashed to a 2-0 defeat within the Merseyside derby
AS IT HAPPENED: Liverpool 0-2 Everton
The Toffees had not gained a derby on any floor in 23 earlier conferences stretching again to 2010, however took full benefit of the English champions’ misplaced invincibility in entrance of empty stands.
Richarlison gave Carlo Ancelotti’s facet the proper begin together with his third minute strike.
Gylfi Sigurdsson’s late penalty sealed Everton’s first triumph at Anfield within the twenty first century.
Having dominated their Anfield clashes with Everton for the final 22 years, Liverpool completed a house derby empty-handed for the primary time since Kevin Campbell’s winner for the Toffees.
It was additionally Everton’s first victory towards their hated neighbours in any venue in 24 matches in all competitions courting again to 2010.
Jurgen Klopp’s staff have suffered 4 successive league defeats and a run of simply two wins of their final 11 video games within the competitors has left them in grave hazard of lacking out on a high 4 end.
The Reds are languishing in sixth place and could be 5 factors adrift of the Champions League locations if fifth-placed West Ham beat Tottenham on Sunday.
After a run of 68 league video games unbeaten at residence, injury-ravaged Liverpool have misplaced their final 4 on residence turf for the primary time since 1923.
The sting from defeat within the 238th Merseyside derby will linger even longer given it was a foul deal with from Everton keeper Jordan Pickford of their assembly earlier this season that left Virgil van Dijk sidelined ever since with a severe knee harm.
With out the influential Dutch centre-back, Liverpool have endured a wretched time and their defensive flaws have been uncovered by Everton after simply 145 seconds.
A weak headed Ozan Kabak clearance fell to James Rodriguez, who slipped in a move behind the on-loan Schalke centre-back and Richarlison ran on to fireplace an angled drive previous Alisson Becker.
Liverpool utilized all of the stress within the second half however they have been hit with a sucker punch seven minutes from time when Dominic Calvert-Lewin was introduced down by Trent Alexander-Arnold.
Referee Chris Kavanagh was requested by VAR to take a look at the pitchside monitor, however the official took only a few seconds to resolve he had made the appropriate determination and Sigurdsson stroked residence the penalty.
Everton are actually degree on factors with Liverpool and have a recreation in hand on their rivals.