Liverpool secured a 2-0 victory over Everton in the 243rd Merseyside derby on Saturday. In the opening minute, Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin had a powerful header, but Liverpool’s goalkeeper Allison made a crucial save.
The game took a significant turn in the first half when Everton’s Ashley Young received two yellow cards, resulting in his dismissal in the 38th minute. Both teams entered halftime with the scores level.
In the second half, Liverpool narrowly avoided going down to 10 men when defender Ibrahima Konate made a risky challenge. Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool’s manager, substituted Konate to prevent a potential sending-off.
The breakthrough for Liverpool occurred in the 75th minute when referee Craig Pawson awarded a penalty after Michael Keane’s handball. Mo Salah stepped up and confidently converted the spot-kick to give the hosts the lead.
Salah secured the points in injury time by scoring his second goal of the match, bringing his tally to 105 goals at Anfield. Liverpool emerged victorious in this classic clash.