THE BALL – Liverpool Derby ends in a draw with controversial ending (England)


Everton and Liverpool drew two goals this Saturday, the Merseyside derby played at Goodison Park, referring to the 5th round of the Premier League.

Sadio Mané, after three minutes, put the reds advantage in the marker.

Van Dijk, a hard-fought victim to Jordan Pickford, the home team’s goalkeeper, had to be replaced on minute 11. The foul was not sanctioned with a penalty because the Dutch international was out of play at the start of the play.

With André Gomes in the starting lineup, Everton restored equality after 19 minutes, through Michael Keane.

In the second half, Salah put Liverpool ahead again in the 72nd minute, scoring the 100th goal in 159 games played by Anfield’s team.

With Diogo Jota on the field, Liverpool saw the hosts reach equality again, in the 81st minute, through Dominic Calvert-Lewin.

At 90 + 2 minutes, the reds they still celebrated the goal that would give them the triumph, scored by Jordan Henderson, but the bid was canceled using a video referee (VAR), in a decision that left many doubts.

Everton conceded the first points in the Premier League, but continues to lead with 13 points, three more than second-placed Liverpool, which could be overtaken by Aston Villa, Leicester and Arsenal, all with nine.


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