One of the fieriest derby around the world, ended tamely in stalemate with both the sides failing to open their account. In a match where Liverpool had the intent to score and Everton came with the intent to not concede it was not an adrenaline rushing Merseyside derby match.  

Let’s recap and look at the all the goal chances, fights and highlights from the Merseyside Derby played at Goodison Park. 


Starting XIs

Everton: Joel, Oviedo, Jagielka, Stones, Coleman, Besic, Barry, McCarthy, Mirallas, Naismith, Lukaku

Liverpool: Mignolet, Moreno, Sakho, Skrtel, Can, Gerrard, Henderson, Leiva, Ibe, Coutinho, Sterling


Substitutes

Everton: Griffiths, Gibson, Kone, Barkley, Lennon, Browning, Alcaraz.

Liverpool: Ward, Johnson, Lovren, Lambert, Sturridge, Allen, Markovic.


Match Updates

Teams are the in the tunnel, which means kickoff is only moments away! Both teams will be in their traditional colors for today’s match

1′ KICKOFF! We are underway in the Merseyside Derby!

1′ The first foul is ten seconds in, as Moreno takes down Naismith.

8′ Robles comes off his line, but Sterling beats the keeper to the ball. Fortunately for the Spaniard, Sterling puts his shot wide

9′ Barry brings down Coutinho, and Liverpool have a free kick in a dangerous position. Gerrard stands over it

10′ Robles palms the free kick over the bar. Liverpool get a corner, but it comes to nothing

 

 

15′ Lucas appears to be injured, and it already making his way towards the tunnel. Appears that Allen, who has started to warm up, will replace him

16′ The change is made, as Allen replaces Lucas

17′ Robles has to push the ball away as a deflected cross almost finds its way to Ibe. Corner Liverpool, but it is cleared by Barry

18′ At the other end, Naismith wins a corner for Everton, but it is cleared

23′ Naismith is down on the pitch in some discomfort. 

 

25′ He’s now back on the pitch, seemingly okay

27′ Ibe hits the post!! An arrow off the post from the youngster had Robles beaten!

 

 

37′ McCarthy is booked for a late challenge


HALFTIME

Everton 0 Liverpool 0


46′ Second half underway

54′ Steven Gerrard with a aerobatic effort at goal 

 

56′ Sturridge replaces Coutinho

59′ Lennon replaces Mirallas

71′ After a mazing run by Can, Moreno skies an effort over the bar

73′ Oviedo is booked for a foul on Ibe. Free kick Liverpool in a good position, but it doesn’t beat the first man

77′ Lukaku shows some great effort to win Everton a corner, but it comes to nothing as Lennon slices an effort high and wide

78′ After a seemingly minor foul by Besic on Ibe, both teams exchange a bit of pushes and shoves

 

 

 79′ Henderson, Besic, and Naismith are all booked

82′ Lambert replaces Sterling

84′ Lambert makes a quick turn and shoots, but it’s tame and straight at Robles.

85′ Barkley replaces Naismith, and Alcaraz replaces Besic

87′ SAVE MIGNLOET ON COLEMAN!! Barkley sends a beautiful ball towards Coleman, but Mignolet denies the Irishman!

 

 

88′ Gerrard sends a shot wide

90+1′ Three minutes added on


FULLTIME

Everton 0 Liverpool 0

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