[SPORT] EPL: Salah Out of Action as Liverpool share points with Everton

Liverpool return to pitch after a long break with a draw for 1 point. Everton forced Liverpool to a 0-0 draw after full time of play as there were just few clear cut chances all through the game, Liverpool who played deep and close in the latter stages of the game as a well-taken free-kick by Fabinho  was only tipped over the bar by Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in stoppage time.

Liverpool FC who were without Mohamed Salah and Andy Robertson on the game of play were making effort for a win to take them to within three points of the Premier League title but now they need five points from two games to be crowned early EPL champions.

Match Event:

4′ Richarlison’s shot wide out, Richarlison of everton picks up the ball in the Liverpool half and play into the box for a early goal.

10′ Minamino’s long shot wide out as Gordon loses out pass to Keita who send it immediately to Minamino.

30′ CLOSE! Alexander-Arnold sends a clever cross into Everton’s box and Matip rises to attack the ball.

34′ CHANCE! Firmino’s shot off target as Minamino robs Gomes of possession and Liverpool break in with speed. Henderson rolls the ball to Mane, who cleverly feeds Firmino on the edge of the box. The Brazilian had space and time, but he could only drag his left-footed shot wide of the right post.

41′ Alexander-Arnold’s free kick stopped by Pickford

63′ Alexander-Arnold’s free kick over the bar. Alexander-Arnold lines up the strike from the free-kick spot, but his kick deflects off Everton’s wall and travels over the bar.

At the end of the game, Liverpool dropping points for a second successive away match, the earliest they can win the  EPL title will be on Wednesday only if Manchester City lose to Burnley in their game on Monday night.

Liverpool are now on 83 points, 23 above the second team Man City, who have nine matches left. Everton are 12thon the table with 38 points

Line-ups
Everton XI: Coleman, Digne, Pickford, Keane, Andre Gomes, Iwobi, Calvert-Lewin, Tom Davies, Holgate, Richarlison, Gordon
Subs: Stekelenburg, Baines, Martina, Sigurdsson, Bernard, Kean, Baningime, João Virginia, J. Branthwaite.
Liverpool XI: Milner, Henderson, Matip, Alisson, Firmino, Van Dijk, Minamino, Mane, Fabinho, Naby Keita, Alexander-Arnold
Subs: Wijnaldum, Lovren, Adrian, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Salah, Origi, Joe Gomez, Neco Williams, Elliott.

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