Liverpool cut Manchester City’s lead back to just one point in a controversial 2-0 win over Everton. However, the Toffees find themselves languishing in the relegation zone after Burnley picked up an important victory against Wolves.

Match Summary

Liverpool pile the pressure on Everton with a 2-0 win in the Merseyside derby. There wasn’t much to shout about in the first half, though Doucoure came closest when he dragged a shot wide.

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The Reds upped the pressure after the break and Robertson broke the deadlock with a close-range header. Gray almost pulled Everton level but fired his shot just wide of the top corner. Origi came off the bench to wrap it up when he thumped a header over Pickford into the roof of the net.