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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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Everton 1 - 4 Liverpool

83 mins: Cenk Tosun comes on for Everton replacing Demarai Gray. It’s his first appearance of the season for the Toffees.

Milner slide the ball down the left wing to Jota who gets tackled. He hits the deck but the referee lets play go on. Everton look to play the ball out from the back but Sadio Mane comes across and nicks the ball back.

Michael Jones1 December 2021 22:00
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GOAL! Everton 1 - 4 Liverpool (Jota, 79’)⚽️

79 mins: Oh my! James Milner sends the ball out to Andy Robertson on the left wing. He passes it into the box to Diogo Jota who leans on Allan before shifting the ball around the Everton midfielder to turn towards goal. He gets into space and blasts a left-footed strike past Jordan Pickford to seal the points for Liverpool!

Michael Jones1 December 2021 21:55
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Everton 1 - 3 Liverpool

78 mins: It looks like the former. Liverpool are passing the ball around comfortably despite the attempted press from Everton. A poor pass gives the home side the ball and it’s sent quickly up to Richarlison. He plays a blind first time pass across the front of the box hoping to play Gordon in behind Van Dijk but the Liverpool centre-back intercepts the pass and the attack breaks down.

Michael Jones1 December 2021 21:52
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Everton 1 - 3 Liverpool

75 mins: Gordon pushes Mane over on Liverpool’s left wing, Thiago is replaced with James Milner for Liverpool. 15 minutes to go at Goodison Park. Will Liverpool see out this game or is there another twist still to come?

Michael Jones1 December 2021 21:50
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Everton 1 - 3 Liverpool

73 mins: Andros Towsend is replaced with Fabian Delph by Rafa Benitez. The Liverpool fans can be heard singing and cheering in the stands, they’re enjoying themselves.

Delph’s first touch gives the ball away to Henderson who plays Salah in down the right. He tries to weave into the box but loses the ball.

Michael Jones1 December 2021 21:48
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Everton 1 - 3 Liverpool

70 mins: Gray gets stopped by Fabinho just inside the Liverpool half and Everton work the free kick down the left flank. The ball is sent out for a throw in and Liverpool force the home side to knock the ball back to Pickford.

Michael Jones1 December 2021 21:47
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Everton 1 - 3 Liverpool

67 mins: It’s going to be a difficult task for Everton now. Whilst there was only one goal between the teams they had a chance of getting something from the game but Liverpool won’t throw this lead away now.

Michael Jones1 December 2021 21:42
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GOAL! Everton 1 - 3 Liverpool (Salah, 64’)⚽️

64 mins: Andros Townsend hits the free kick and rattles his shot into the Liverpool wall winning a corner for Everton. Liverpool clear the set piece and the ball comes to Demarai Gray. He passes it back at an awkward height to Seamus Coleman who can’t bring the ball under control and he loses possession to a high pressing Mo Salah. Salah drives up the pitch, takes the ball into the box and slots it coolly under Jordan Pickford to restore Liverpool’s two goal lead.

Michael Jones1 December 2021 21:40
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Everton 1 - 2 Liverpool

62 mins: Good work from Michael Keane as he gets in front of Joel Matip to win the ball from an Andy Robertson corner. He heads it behind for a repeat set piece but Jordan Pickford comes out to meet the second cross and punches it out of the box.

Everton then fly up the pitch and look to play Anthony Gordon in through the middle of the box. Robertson comes across and sticks out a leg, there doesn’t seem to be an awful lot of contact but Gordon goes down just outside the area and Robertson is shown a yellow card.

Michael Jones1 December 2021 21:38
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Everton 1 - 2 Liverpool

59 mins: Everton sweep forward on the mini counter-attack. Doucoure sends the ball out to Gray on the right wing and he whips an early cross into the box. Richarlison seems to be the target but Alisson comes out and catches the ball right in front of the Brazilian’s head.

Salomon Rondon is replaced with Anthony Gordan for the Toffees.

Michael Jones1 December 2021 21:34

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