Everton and Liverpool played out a game that had everything except a winner.
A 10th goal of the season in seven games, Calvert Lewin rose high to snatch a draw from the reigning champions, Liverpool. The game had a mix of everything. Fouls, counter-attacking, possession, defense splitting passes, clinical finishing, but not a winner.
Liverpool led the game two times with goals from Sadio Mane and Mo Salah. But Everton responded well by firing in two equalizers through Michael and then finally a routine header by Calvert Lewin.
In the opening stages of the game, The Reds scored the opener and then saw their star defender Van Dijk go off after a rough challenge from Jordan Pickford. But Michael Keane’s header made the scoreline equal. Liverpool had better passing in their bag. They sliced open Everton’s midfield a number of times but failed to double the scoresheet.
Liverpool had to wait until the 72nd minute for another goal when a mistake by Yerry Mina presented a goal to Salah. Salah, who is just one goal behind league’s top scorer Calvert Lewin lashed home a powerful and clinical strike.
Everton showed resilience in draw against Liverpool.
Even though Liverpool looked solid, Everton somehow got a way past Jurgen Klopp’s men. A Lucas Digne’s pinpoint cross was all what Calvert Lewin needed to level the game. But late on the game there was a lot of drama. After Richarlison saw a red card, it looked like Liverpool had nicked a win from their Merseyside rivals. Only for VAR to rule the goal for offside.
It was a pretty eventful game with an exciting end. Now, Liverpool must focus on the midweek game at Ajax in the Champions League. Whereas, Everton will play Southampton at St. Mary next week, guaranteed that they will be unbeaten and top of the league after the conclusion of this game-week.