Liverpool and Everton share points in action-packed derby

There was no shortage of controversial decisions in the 2-2 draw at Goodison Park

El Everton y el Liverpool empatan a dos en el Goodison Park
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Liverpool had a stoppage-time winner ruled out as they were held to a 2-2 draw by local rivals Everton in a game packed with controversial decisions on Saturday.

Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah twice gave Jurgen Klopp's side the lead at Goodison Park but the home side twice responded, first through Michael Keane and later through Dominic Calvert-Lewin. 

Jordan Henderson thought he'd won it late on only to see his effort ruled out by VAR for a possible offside against Mane in the build-up to the goal. 

Liverpool had earlier lost captain Virgil van Dijk to injury and Richarlison was sent off for Everton in what proved an action-packed Merseyside derby between Premier League's top two. 

The result leaves Everton top with 13 points from five games -- this was the first time they dropped points this season -- and Liverpool second with 10 points. 

Liverpool started quickly on Saturday and led when Mane converted from Andy Robertson. 

Klopp's men continued to press but the game changed when Van Dijk, adjudged offside, was taken out by goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, who was lucky not to be sent off. Van Dijk wasn't so lucky, as he was forced off injured. 

Everton levelled up when Keane headed home James Rodriguez's corner but Liverpool restored their lead when Salah struck brilliantly after Yerry Mina's failed clearance. 

Calvert-Lewin's seventh goal of the season made it 2-2 before a dramatic finale. 

First, Richarlison was dismissed for a high challenge on Thiago Alcantara. Then, Henderson had a goal ruled out in the 93rd minute after Mane was said to have been offside from Thiago's incisive pass. It was impossible to tell if he was. 

Match details
Everton: Pickford, Keane, Mina, Digne, Coleman (Godfrey, min.32), Allan, Gomes (Sigurdsson, min.72), Doucoure (Iwobi, min.78), Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin, James
Liverpool: Adrián, Van Dijk (Gomez, min.11), Matip, Robertson, Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho (Wijnaldum, min.91), Thiago, Henderson, Mané, Firmino (Diogo Jota, min.78), Salah
Stadium: Goodison Park
Goals: Mané (0-1, min. 3), Keane (1-1, min. 20), Salah (1-2, min. 72) & Calvert-Lewin (2-2, min. 81)


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