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Everton vs Liverpool LIVE: Premier League result, final score and reaction tonight

Follow all the post-match reaction from the Reds’ comprehensive victory at Goodison Park

Michael Jones
Wednesday 01 December 2021 22:42
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Liverpool secured a comprehensive Merseyside derby win against Everton on Wednesday evening, firing four impressive goals past the Toffees at Goodison Park as Rafael Benitez suffered a tough night against his old club.

Jordan Henderson got the scoring under way with a firm first-time finish from the edge of the area inside the first 10 minutes, before going on to produce a stellar performance. Mohamed Salah doubled the visitors’ lead at the end of a thrilling counter-attack, but Demarai Gray would pull one back for Everton later in the first half, slotting a calm finish under Alisson.

Salah sealed his brace after the break, however, pouncing on a terrible error by Seamus Coleman to run through on goal and tuck a low shot past Jordan Pickford – who, despite the eventual scoreline, impressed with numerous top saves throughout the game. Diogo Jota would round out the scoring as the final 10 minutes approached, turning his man with an inventive first touch before slamming a finish high into the Everton net. The result kept Jurgen Klopp’s third-placed Liverpool one point behind second Manchester City and two points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea – with City and the Blues both also winning on Wednesday night.

Follow all the post-match reaction below:

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Liverpool run riot in Merseyside derby on torturous night for Everton and Rafael Benitez

The nightmare scenario happened for the home supporters and it was far more searing than they could’ve ever envisioned. There were 21 minutes on the clock when Rafael Benitez had his name sung at Goodison Park as Everton manager for the first time, but the 2,902 voices belonged to Liverpool’s gloating section.

The scoreboard read to the title contenders then. The Spaniard would be serenaded by more chants when his team had two more goals smashed past them to compound their overwhelming misery of an eight match winless run.

Liverpool run riot in Merseyside derby on torturous night for Everton

Everton 1-4 Liverpool: Salah struck twice, with Henderson and Jota also scoring for Klopp’s side

Michael Jones1 December 2021 22:30
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Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is the first Liverpool player to score and assist at Goodison Park in the same Premier League game since Steven Gerrard in December 2005.

Michael Jones1 December 2021 22:28
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Everton vs Liverpool player ratings as Mohamed Salah stars in Reds’ Merseyside derby victory

Liverpool emerged victorious from the Merseyside derby at Goodison Park on Wednesday night, with Mohamed Salah starring yet again as the Reds downed rivals Everton with relative ease.

Here’s how each player fared:

Everton vs Liverpool player ratings as Mohamed Salah stars in Reds’ derby victory

Everton 1-4 Liverpool: Salah struck either side of half-time to ensure a huge win in an entertaining clash

Michael Jones1 December 2021 22:24
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Mo Salah is the first Liverpool player to score twice away at Everton in the Merseyside derby since Fernando Torres in September 2008.

Michael Jones1 December 2021 22:20
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Liverpool have scored 43 league goals this season, more than any other side within Europe’s big five leagues (Bayern Munich, 42). 25 of those have come away from home, which after seven matches is the most in the top-flight since Burnley back in 1961-62.

Michael Jones1 December 2021 22:17
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There’s no changes at the top of the Premier League table as Chelsea (33), Manchester City (32) and Liverpool (31) all won tonight. That means just two points separate the top three teams.

Everton meanwhile continue to struggle. They’ve picked up just two points from from a possible 24 in the league. They’re still 14th in the table but will get drawn into a relegation battle unless they can pick up some points soon.

Michael Jones1 December 2021 22:14
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Full-time: Everton 1 - 4 Liverpool

90+3 mins: There goes the full-time whistle. Liverpool, have cruised to a 4-1 win at Goodison Park. It’s the heaviest home Merseyside derby defeat for Everton in 39 years. Jordan Henderson, Mo Salah (x2) and Diogo Jota found the back of the net for the Reds who maintain their pressure on Chelsea at the top of the table. A goal from Demarai Gray kept Everton interested for a while but in the end Liverpool were just a cut above their rivals.

Michael Jones1 December 2021 22:10
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90 mins: Three minutes of stoppage time to play. That’s time for another goal but neither team looks likely to get one. Liverpool are content to keep hold of possession and Everton are struggling to win it back.

Michael Jones1 December 2021 22:06
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89 mins: Takumi Minamino replaces Diogo Jota for the last few minutes of the game. Everton work the ball out to the left wing where Digne curls a cross into the box but James Milner brings it down and clears the Liverpool lines.

Michael Jones1 December 2021 22:04
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86 mins: Mo Salah gets the ball on the right wing and prods it into the box before sprinting in behind Lucas Digne. The loose ball rolls away from his though and Michael Keane boots it at the Liverpool forward winning a goal kick as the ball hits Salah and bounces behind.

Michael Jones1 December 2021 22:02

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