A thrilling draw between Everton and Liverpool
A decision by the video assistant referee “VAR” deprived the defending champions Liverpool from beating rivals and neighbors Everton, the leaders – the surprise of the Premier League this season, when he canceled a goal in stoppage time from the match that ended in a 2-2 positive draw at the opening of the fifth stage on Saturday. At Goodison Park.
Senegalese Sadio Mane, returning to competitions after recovering from the new Corona virus (3) and Egyptian Mohamed Salah (72) scored the two goals for Liverpool, while Michael Kane (19) and Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored the premier league scorer so far (7 goals), the two goals of the owners of the land (81) ).
Jordan Henderson scored the third goal for Liverpool in stoppage time, before the “VAR” canceled it with a controversial decision for infiltration on passer Manet.
Everton raised its score to 13 points, boosting its lead after a first draw after four wins, while Liverpool raised its tally to 10 points in second place temporarily (10 points).
Liverpool fell 2-7 in the fourth stage in front of Aston Villa before the international break.
Manet, who missed a meeting with Villa due to being infected with the Coronavirus, opened the registration after a distinguished team game in which the ball reached Scottish left back Andrew Robertson, and passed it cross to the Senegalese, who followed it in the ceiling of the goal from close range (3).
Liverpool suffered an early setback with the exit of its gigantic defender and the best player in the league in the 2018-2019 season, Virgil Van Dyck, after a strong collision with opponent goalkeeper Jordan Pickford to enter Joe Gomez as a substitute (11).
Everton tried to equalize the score when Frenchman Luca Dean raised a cross, which was elevated by Calvert-Lewin, but his header raised the crossbar (12).
Toviz continued their pressure, taking advantage of the fragility of the Liverpool defense, which appeared to be shaken since the beginning of the season, and this season’s brilliant Colombian James Rodriguez passed a through ball to Calvert-Lewin into the area, which was prevented by Spanish goalkeeper Adrian, the Brazilian substitute Alison Baker, who was absent due to injury.
And from the resulting corner, which was implemented by Rodriguez, Kane scored the first goal for the home side with a header (19).
Liverpool threatened its opponent when the specialist, right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold, executed a fixed kick that had Pickford in the lookout (25).
And the Robertson-Manet double almost yielded a second goal when he passed the first fine cross and reached the Senegalese international, who followed it on his left side, passing by the post (34).
The blue team had an opportunity to advance in the score when Rodriguez lifted a ball from the outskirts of the region and reached the Brazilian Richarlison, but his header bounced off the post (59), before Adrian countered the Colombian shot from outside the area (65).
And after Liverpool’s performance declined relatively in the second half, he succeeded in snatching the lead when Colombian defender Jerry Mina dispersed a wrong ball inside the area to reach Salah followed by his left “on the bird” to the right of Beckford (72), scoring his 100th goal with the red team in all Competitions.
Beckford saved his goal from an investigative goal by a massive response to the header of Cameroonian Joel Matip in the lower right corner (77).
Calvert-Lewin scored the equalizer for Everton with a header after a cross from the left side of Dean (81), raising his tally to seven league goals this season alone with the top scorers to become the first player in the club’s history to score in the first five matches in the league since Tommy Lawton in the 1938 season. 1939.
Beckford starred again to banish Manet from in front of the goal after a ball from Salah (83).
Liverpool thought that it had scored the winning goal when the Spaniard Thiago Alcantara passed a ball to Manet to the outskirts of the region, and passed it to Henderson, who followed it into the net, but the VAR technique indicated an infiltration on the Senegalese (90 + 3).