Everton 0-0 Liverpool - Highlights and Match Report (Video)

Shai Khullar
7th April 2018

Liverpool extended their unbeaten run against rivals to 17 matches following a goalless at for Saturday's lunchtime derby.

The Reds were in control for large parts of the contest but could only test Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford on a couple of occasions.

The draw means Jurgen Klopp's side miss out on the chance to move up to second in the table, ahead of who face in the late kick-off.

Everton remain ninth whilst their winless streak against Liverpool - stretching back to October 2010 - was extended by another match.

partnered , who made his first ever start under Jurgen Klopp, whilst and Ragnar Klavan returned from injury to start for the Reds.

The first chance of the game came by the way of Solanke, who pounced on a loose ball six yards out but could not find a way past Pickford.

Pickford then tipped aside 's angled shot, before routinely saving from 's 30-yard free kick.

However, did brilliantly to get his fingertips to Yannick Bolasie's edge-of-the-box curler, as Everton had a rare shot towards goal just before the interval.

Everton - Liverpool

Liverpool dominated proceedings during the start of the second half, however the visitors failed to make their superiority count.

Substitute 's 70th minute wayward shot towards goal was the first effort of any note in the second half, coming just moments after being introduced and running at the Everton backline with his first touch.

Everton showed resilience towards the end of the match, however, after Tom Davies flicked the ball through for Leighton Baines, who failed to find a despairing Cenk Tosun with his cross.

Seamus Coleman then squandered a glorious chance for the Toffees at the back post after a glancing Tosun header.

The ball broke for Dominic Calvert-Lewin late on in the game, however the youngster failed to keep his composure from a good position. The draw means its back-to-back league stalemates between the two local rivals.

Liverpool's attention will now turn towards Manchester City on Tuesday night, with Klopp's side leading 3-0 from the first leg of their quarter final .

Everton: Pickford; Coleman, Keane, Jagielka, Baines; Schneiderlin, Davies (Baningime 80'); Bolasie (Calvert-Lewin 61'), Rooney (Gueye 57'), Walcott; Tosun.

Liverpool: Karius; Clyne, Lovren, Van Dijk, Klavan; Milner (Oxlade-Chamberlain 68'), Henderson, Wijnaldum; Mane (Firmino 74'), Ings (Alexander-Arnold 89'), Solanke.


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