Liverpool Denied Derby Win By VAR As Everton Fight back To Salvage Draw

By Daily Sports on October 17, 2020

Views: 245

 

Everton came from behind twice to maintain their unbeaten start to the Premier League in a Merseyside derby thriller as Liverpool were denied a stoppage-time winner by the video assistant referee.

Sadio Mane put the visitors ahead in the third minute but they were furious soon afterwards when a wild challenge by Everton keeper Jordan Pickford on Virgil van Dijk, committed after an offside decision, saw the defender having to go off injured with VAR failing to review the tackle.

Everton, who had won their previous seven games in all competitions, equalised swiftly at Goodison Park when Michael Keane headed in a corner from the outstanding James Rodriguez.

Liverpool, with Thiago Alcantara at the heart of everything, were back in front with 18 minutes left when Mohamed Salah volleyed in Yerry Mina's poor clearance to set up a frantic finale, with only Pickford's magnificent save from Joel Matip's header keeping Everton in the hunt.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin's towering header restored parity with nine minutes left but Everton were then reduced to 10 men when Richarlison was sent off for a wild challenge on Thiago.

Liverpool thought they had won it in stoppage time when Pickford could not keep out Jordan Henderson's shot - but in a finish to match the chaotic nature of the game, Mane was adjudged to be offside after a lengthy wait for the VAR decision. (BBC)

•PHOTO: Dominic Calvert-Lewin evens scores for Everton . . . on Saturday

Source Daily Sports

Posted October 17, 2020


 

You may also like...
Lagos SWAN mourns late patron, Moses Iloh

Chisom Egbuchulam makes league debut for BK Hacken...

Even in defeat, Iceland can teach the soccer...

'Ridiculous and shameful' - Ronaldo agent fumes at...

​Oshoala Wins First League Title In Europe

Real Madrid To Begin Stadium Revamp End Of...

 

Latest News Ahmed Musa Parts Ways With Saudi Arabian Giants Five Arrested Over Murder Of South African Football Star, More To Follow Son Strikes Again As Spurs Beat Burnley To Move fifth Liverpool’s Thiago, Keita And Matip Set To Miss Today’s Champions League Match Partey Hopes To Bring More Ghanaian Supporters To Arsenal Isco Caught On Camera Mocking Zidane In Clasico Ibrahimovic Strikes Twice But Roma Level Three Times In Milan Stalemate Aguero Out Of Liverpool Clash Mahrez Open To Marseille Move Quadri Aruna Inspires TTC To Second League Victory Pogba Slams France Retirement Rumours As ‘Fake News’ Late Grant Goal Earns West Brom Draw At Brighton

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (47,494 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (39,182 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (37,641 views) Second Term: Amaju Pinnick, Other NFF Heavyweights Home to Roost •How Pinnick Broke the Jinx (37,339 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (37,322 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (36,595 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (36,415 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (35,502 views) NFF Presidency: Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi, Okoye in Battle for Supremacy (35,115 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (34,763 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (32,701 views) John Mikel Obi: Segun Odegbami’s Outrageous Call! (32,239 views)

 

 


 

News Athletics (338) Basketball (212) Boxing (622) Columnists (600) Euro Soccer Update (9026) Fans Assembly (4) From the Grassroots (64) Golf (89) Interviews (16) Live Commentary (4) News (6664) NPL Glo Premier League (1204) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (9) Tennis (695)

 

 

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media