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John Arne Riise mocks Jordan Pickford on Twitter after latest mistake vs Tottenham

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Jordan Pickford made yet another costly mistake on Sunday afternoon as Everton faced Tottenham at Goodison Park.

Everton took the lead through Theo Walcott in the 21st minute, but six minutes later Spurs were level after Pickford came rushing out of goal and caused confusion with Kurt Zouma.

Pickford and Zouma both missed the ball, giving Son Heung-min an open goal to shoot at. He made no mistake with a stunning finish from a tight angle.

Dele Alli and Harry Kane then scored to give Tottenham a 3-1 lead heading into half-time, but all eyes were on Pickford as the players headed for the tunnel.

The England goalkeeper has now made three errors leading to goals in the Premier League this season - more than any other player.

One of his mistakes came moments before Divock Origi's late header in the recent Merseyside derby at Anfield, which Liverpool won 1-0.

A looping volley from Virgil van Dijk completely fooled Pickford, who palmed the ball onto the bar and straight into Origi's path to clinch three points.

Liverpool fans came out in force to mock Pickford after that game and they couldn't help but do it again during Everton vs Tottenham.

Even John Arne Riise joined in the fun by tweeting: "Someone's lost his confidence," with a laughing-crying and see-no-evil monkey emoji. Very cheeky.

As you can imagine Liverpool fans enjoyed Riise slyly mocking Pickford, who once said he wouldn't make mistakes like Alisson by messing around at the back.

"It's a risk - if it comes off it looks good," said Pickford in September, per the Daily Mail. "But if it doesn't... It's a style of play and I think that's the way Liverpool want to play as well.

Everton FC v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League

"Mistakes will happen and it's about not making the next one. I'm going to try not to put myself in that position to make those mistakes.

"It's the timing of the game, really. You don't want to get too comfortable if you're winning and start trying to be a No 10.

"If it's on to do I'll do it and if it's not we'll manage the game. That's where I learn more. The more games you play the more game management you learn."

Awkward.

Topics:
John Arne Riise
Football
Jordan Pickford
Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur
Liverpool
Everton

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