Andy Robertson broke the deadlock in the Merseyside Derby after sneaking into the penalty area unmarked and converting with a header.
Everton headed into today’s Merseyside Derby in the relegation zone following Burnley’s victory over Wolves. Anfield is the last place that Frank Lampard would have wanted to visit, all things considered.
He didn’t throw in the towel ahead of kick-off, though. Lampard turned up to Anfield with the intention of getting a result and a clear gameplan which his team executed flawlessly over the opening 45 minutes.
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Unfortunately for Lampard and Everton, when you have attacking players on the pitch like the ones possessed by Jurgen Klopp, you’ve got your work cut out shutting them out for an entire game.
It wasn’t actually one of Liverpool’s high-calibre attackers that eventually did find the breakthrough, though, rather Andy Robertson, who snuck in at the back post and converted Mohamed Salah’s cross.
This could prove to be a HUGE moment in the race for the Premier League title.
Deadlock broken 🔒
Liverpool take the lead in the Merseyside Derby #LIVEVE |🔴🔵 pic.twitter.com/2oTGf8ibhT
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) April 24, 2022
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