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Liverpool’s finest and worst gamers in Merseyside derby defeat


Liverpool could not keep away from a shock defeat in Wednesday night time’s Merseyside derby in opposition to Everton, who claimed victory in opposition to their rivals at Goodison Park for the primary time since October 2010.

Jurgen Klopp will depart Liverpool in the summertime, making this his final derby. He says he will not miss them, however he’ll be even keener to neglect this abomination of a efficiency.

Jarrad Branthwaite and Dominic Calvert-Lewin objectives have been the distinction, with Liverpool only a shadow of themselves as their Premier League title problem all however went up in smoke.

Learn on for Liverpool’s finest and worst gamers, primarily based on 90min‘s personal participant scores

Trent Alexander-Arnold: 6/10

Trent Alexander-Arnold

It was a low bar for Liverpool at Goodison / Michael Regan/GettyImages

Trent Alexander-Arnold has performed so much higher than this up to now and undoubtedly will once more, however he was nonetheless Liverpool’s finest inventive outlet on an in any other case actually poor night time. It was arguably his teammates who let him down with an absence of high quality to match his.

Honourable point out

Jarell Quansah: 6/10

The 21-year-old centre-back got here on for the ultimate 27 minutes plus stoppage time and was a notable improve on Ibrahima Konate, who had been completely bullied by the relentless Calvert-Lewin.

Darwin Nunez: 2/10

Mohamed Salah, Darwin Nunez

Liverpool have been simply plain dangerous up entrance / Michael Regan/GettyImages

Regardless of being bang in type earlier within the season, frustrations with Darwin Nunez and his profligacy on the enterprise finish of the marketing campaign are rising. That is when it actually issues and he is not taking possibilities after they come. He squandered an enormous probability within the first half and was in any other case not that a lot of a risk to Everton’s in-control centre-backs.

Dishonourable point out

Mohamed Salah: 3/10

By the top of the derby, Liverpool followers on social media have been brazenly discussing whether or not Mohamed Salah is formally previous it. What’s for certain is that the Egyptian famous person hasn’t been the identical since a muscle harm suffered whereas on worldwide obligation in January and he was near nameless right here.