Liverpool Denied Victory By VAR In Derby Against Everton
Oct. 17, 2020
Liverpool saw their last minute goal disallowed by the VAR in their Merseyside derby against Everton at the Anfield on Saturday.
The host took the lead very early in the 3rd minute when Sadio Mane reached across a Robertson assist to send it in the roof top of Everton’s net.
The lead lasted for 16 minutes before the visitors levelled things thanks to Keane who headed home for Carlo Ancelotti’s side.
Klopp’s side took control of the match in the second as they produced amazing counters thanks to Thiago Alcantara’s contribution to the squad.
Mohamed Salah doubled the lead in the 73rd minuted when defender Mina poorly cleared the ball which fell in the legs of the Egyptian who sent it straight past Pickford.
England striker Calvert-Lewin extended his goal scoring record equalizing for Everton when his header went the opposite way beating Adrian in the pst.
Richarlison who had missed a crucial goal of the day was sent off when his rough challenge against Thiago cost his side.
In the extra time of the normal 90 minutes, Liverpool missed the to walk away with the three points when Henderson’s strike which went straight to the keeper and rolled into the net was ruled for offside.
The win leaves Everton unbeaten and Liverpool unable to produce a convincing result following the humiliating defeat against Aston Villa before the International break.
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