Mohamed Salah scored twice to lift Liverpool to a 2-0 Premier League victory over 10-man Everton in Saturday’s Merseyside derby at Anfield.
Ashley Young was sent off for the visitors in the first half.Sean Dyche’s side, who have just one victory in their last 29 clashes with Liverpool.
Everton did well to keep their rivals at bay for much of the game after Young was sent off in the 37th minute with his second yellow card for a mistimed tackle on Luis Diaz.
Salah slotted home a penalty past Everton keeper Jordan Pickford to break the deadlock in the 75th minute after Michael Keane was penalised for a handball.
Salah doubled Liverpool’s advantage in stoppage,Liverpool have provisionally climbed top of the standings on 20 points in the Premier League’s first game of the weekend, while Everton are 16th.
Salah has now scored over 200 goals in the English premier league.He has now scored in 15th consecutive Premier League matches in a row or assisted.