Gallery: Liverpool delight while Everton get the Blues following hammering

Anfield Night

Liverpool were 4-0 winners over Everton at Anfield

It was a pretty good night to be a Red on Merseyside last night, but a terrible one to be a Blue. As good as Liverpool were - as they bossed the game and were deserved 4-0 winners - this has to go down as one of the more shambolic derby performances in recent memory from Everton.

They may have started brightly but they quickly folded, and the goals before half-time were a sucker punch. James Milner's wonderful cross found Divock Origi so he could head home his 10th goal of the season, before Milner found another delivery that would allow Mamadou Sakho to score his second goal in a week. Though watching it again, the marking was non-existent.

The final nail in Everton's coffin came early in the second half when Ramiro Funes Mori put in a horror tackle on Divock Origi, which saw the Belgian stretchered off, and the Everton defender bizarrely pounding the badge as he headed for an early bath.

Daniel Sturridge replaced Origi and found the net for the third consecutive league game before Philippe Coutinho rounded off the scoring. A chorus of oles that seemed to last forever compounded Everton's misery, and their supporters seem to let their feelings known in the closing stages - and at the final whistle.

 

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