Phil Jagielka scored an injury-time rocket to rescue a point for Everton at Anfield in the Merseyside derby.
A Steven Gerrard free-kick gave Liverpool the advantage, but Jagielka struck to cancel out the captain's effort in injury time.
Right from the whistle the game was fast paced and tense.
Gareth Barry was the first player of the match to be booked after just thirty-nine seconds when he brought down Adam Lallana outside the Everton box.
However, Liverpool were unable to capitalise on this early free-kick. Both teams also had penalty appeals turned down in the first-half.
It seemed that Everton striker Romelu Lukaku was fouled by Alberto Moreno in the box however the referee did not award the spot kick.
It was then Liverpool’s turn to have a penalty appeal turned down about ten minutes later when Raheem Sterling’s shot hit Gareth Barry’s arm inside the area. The referee still refused to award a penalty.
Everton were dealt a heavy blow twenty-five minutes into the game after Kevin Mirallas had to go off with a hamstring injury, being replaced by Aiden McGeady.
Gerrard breaks the deadlock
It was Steven Gerrard who broke the deadlock after a first-half of good chances. Mario Balotelli won a free-kick on the right hand side of the Everton box in the sixty-fifth minute.
Gerrard struck a great curling effort into the right side of Tim Howard’s goal to make the Kop go crazy and put Liverpool 1-0 up. After the goal, there continued to be chances.
Lukaku nearly put the visitors back on level terms almost immediately. However, he was unable to connect with a great cross into the Liverpool box.
Jagielka wonder strike
When it seemed like Liverpool had wrapped up all three points Phil Jagielka struck with a rocket from outside the box to bring Everton back from the brink of defeat.
The result leaves Liverpool on 8 points and Everton on 7.
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