It wasn’t the result that Jurgen Klopp’s men wanted to return to action after a three-month break, but celebrations will not be delayed for a long time, with a 23-point lead to Manchester City.
Everton was developed under the direction of the new coach Carlo Ancelotti, came to the nearest place to achieve victory with Tom Davies.
Despite the concerns of fans gathering near Liverpool with Anfield of Liverpool in less than a mile, the match was allowed to continue at Goodison. However, in an empty stadium, derby did not usually have an ignited atmosphere.
In addition, Liverpool did not have a definite chance for either side, leaving a Mo Salah that did not fit exactly on the bench, rarely disturbing home keeper Jordan Pickford.
Joel Matip should do better than Trent Alexander-Arnold free kick in the first half, and Liverpool got together for the second half to create a chance with Roberto Firmino and Naby Keita.
However, Everton got rid of the pressure, and a clever move from Dominic Calvert-Lewin was very close to getting upset in the past few minutes as Davies was being kept away by Alisson for the first time by shooting away woodwork.
The draw did not beat Liverpool in the last 22 Merseyside derby, but is still five points from guaranteeing the British Premier League crown.
The Liverpool manager said his team did not create enough chance for the time he had the ball.
“We were so dominant most of the time, but then they had the greatest chance in blue, we were lucky at that moment,” Klopp said. Said.
“Both teams showed that they were derby, even without crowds,” Klopp said. Said.
Before the match, both teams took the knee to support the Black Lives Matter movement and remained silent for a minute in honor of those who died in the Covid-19 pandemic.
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In the early hours of Sunday, Chelsea took fourth place in Aston Villa, which was threatened by falling, with 2-1 wins.
Kortney Hause put Villa in front of the game just before the first half, but after the break, Chelsea continued to be one-way traffic as they dominated the property without a series of luck.
Manager Frank Lampard sent the US international Christian Pulisic to fire his attack and paid almost instant dividends when connecting to a semi-volley equalizer with a cross of Cesar Azpilicueta in the 60th minute.
Only two minutes later, Olivier Giroud was allowed to enter the penalty area and his slingshot shot defeated Orjan Nyland in the goal of Villa.
Villa had the chance to level up while shooting Jota, but Dean Smith’s team was well beaten and remained second in the rankings.
The victory completed a good week for Chelsea, who strengthened his team by purchasing RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner, scoring five points from Manchester United in the fourth place and only three of Leicester City in the third place.
Coach Steve Bruce admitted that he was a “distraction” before the match, but did not prevent his side from achieving an impressive victory, helping to dismiss the second yellow card defender John Egan.
Live Allan Saint-Maximin threw the opener shortly after Egan left, and Matt Ritchie doubled Newcastle with a good hit after 14 minutes.
For Newcastle fans, the icing on the cake was third – a rare target for Brazilian striker Joelinton, who had previously missed his first half-chance to put his side forward.
It was his first goal in the league against Tottenham since August 25, and was only the fourth of the season, following the £ 40 million ($ 44 million) move from Hoffenheim last year.