Everton’s Pickford made eight saves to submit Liverpool to a 0-0 draw
Goalkeepers were responsible for the goalless result in an exciting Merseyside derby. Jordan Pickford was named man of the match for making 8 saves during the Reds' frustration at Goodison Park.
The match started at a high tempo as both sides hit the crossbar in the first half. Tom Davies' nearly scored the opener forEverton
while his outside-of-the-foot shot hit the crossbar, while laterLiverpool's
Nunez andLuis Diaz
rattled the frame of the goal, withJordan Pickford
making an excellent save againstDarwin Nunez
’s shot, driving the ball to the crossbar.
In the second half, Liverpool took possession by bringing inRoberto Firmino
to replace injured Fabio Carvalho. Fabinho and Firmino had chances denied by Everton's goalkeeper in the second half whileAlisson Becker
made an excellent save against Everton debutantNeal Maupay
In the 69th minute, Everton’sConor Coady
tapped home Neal Maupay's cross-shot. The Liverpool Academy graduate went wild for celebration shortly before
VAR ruled his goal out for an offside
, keeping the result 0-0.
It could have been a worse afternoon for Everton asMohamed Salah
nearly scored a late winner in the stoppage time, once again denied by Jordan Pickford who saved the Egyptian's excellent finish before the ball hit the crossbar.
Everton will trip to faceArsenal
for their next Premier League game, while Liverpool will open up their Champions League campaign againstNapoli
on Wednesday before hostingWolverhampton Wanderers
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