It took a while, but once Liverpool realised there was nothing to fear from Everton they also remembered that a Merseyside derby at Anfield is an occasion to enjoy. And to torment their local rivals.
“Last trip to Anfield,” taunted the Kop as Jürgen Klopp’s team savoured a first Premier League win of 2023 at the expense of their relegation-threatened neighbours. Liverpool prospered on the counter-attack and from Everton clumsiness to secure a comfortable victory in the 242nd Merseyside derby.
Written by Andy Hunter at Anfield
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