Saturday 21 September 2019

Wild scenes at Anfield as Divock Origi snatches Merseyside derby win for Liverpool with 96th minute winner

Liverpool 1 Everton 0

Soccer Football - Premier League - Liverpool v Everton - Anfield, Liverpool, Britain - December 2, 2018 Liverpool's Divock Origi celebrates scoring their first goal with Virgil van Dijk and team mates REUTERS/Phil Noble.
Soccer Football - Premier League - Liverpool v Everton - Anfield, Liverpool, Britain - December 2, 2018 Liverpool's Divock Origi celebrates scoring their first goal with Virgil van Dijk and team mates REUTERS/Phil Noble.

Carl Markham

England and Everton goalkepeer Jordan Pickford's costly blunder allowed out-of-favour Divock Origi to carve his own piece of Merseyside history with a Liverpool winner deep into added time at Anfield.

The close-range goal 45 seconds before the end of four minutes of added time came after Virgil van Dijk's hopelessly-sliced shot was shovelled onto the crossbar by Pickford when it appeared to be going out.

It was a harsh way to end the game for Pickford, who made at least one fantastic save in the first half, but it sparked wild scenes with Reds boss Jurgen Klopp charging into the centre-circle to celebrate with goalkeeper Alisson Becker, who himself had produced a couple of brilliant saves to keep another clean sheet.

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