LIVERPOOL. Liverpool had a surprising win over Everton with a 2-0 win with a goal from A. Robertson (62′) and a goal from D. Origi (85′). Liverpool was vastly superior ball possession (83%) was among the key factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool on Sunday and it started at 4:30 pm local time. The referee was Stuart Attwell who was helped by Lee Betts and Tim Wood. The 4th official was Jonathan Moss. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 15.3 degrees Celsius or 59.54 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 49%.
Liverpool was in firm control of the ball 83% while Everton was struggling with a 17% ball possession.
Liverpool was more aggressive with 89 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Liverpool won the match.
Liverpool shot 18 times, 4 on target, 14 off target. On the opposite side, Everton shot 9 times, 1 on target, 8 off target.
Liverpool received 2 yellow cards (S. Mane and T. Alexander-Arnold). On the other side, Everton received 5 yellow cards (A. Gordon, A. Doucoure, Allan, D. Alli and Richarlison).
After this encounter, Liverpool will have 76 points to stay in the 2nd place. On the other side, Everton will stay with 29 points to move up in the 18th place.
Everton will host Chelsea on the 1st of May with a 15-9 head to head record in favor of Chelsea (13 draws).
Liverpool: Formation and Lineups
Liverpool adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Jürgen Klopp chose to play with the following team: Alisson , Trent Alexander-Arnold , Joël Matip , Virgil van Dijk , Andrew Robertson , Naby Keïta , Fabinho , Thiago Alcântara , Mohamed Salah , Sadio Mané and Diogo Jota .
Liverpool made 3 changes: N. Keita for D. Origi (60′), S. Mane for L. Diaz (61′) and Diogo Jota for J. Henderson (82′).
Top player: Joël Matip
The player who no doubt impressed Liverpool the most was Joël Matip even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 98 passes (88% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 10. He performed 1 cross.
Everton: Formation and Lineups
Also Everton adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the other side, Frank Lampard played with: Jordan Pickford , Séamus Coleman , Mason Holgate , B. Godfrey, Michael Keane , Vitaliy Mykolenko , Abdoulaye Doucouré , Allan , Alex Iwobi , Demarai Gray and Richarlison , Anthony Gordon .
Everton made 2 changes: Allan for D. Alli (73′) and D. Gray for S. Rondon (77′).
Top player: Abdoulaye Doucouré
Probably the most impressive player in Everton was Abdoulaye Doucouré.
His rating iswith 19 passes (57% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 14.
Results of the day
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