May 16, 2022

Salah hits brace as Liverpool thrash Everton 4-1

Salah hits brace as Liverpool thrash Everton 4-1

Mohamed Salah scored a brace as visiting Liverpool thrash Everton 4-1 on Wednesday to pile more pressure on coach Rafael Benitez.

Jordan Henderson put Liverpool in front in just nine minutes before setting Mohamed Salah clear to beat Jordan Pickford 10 minutes later.

Everton pulled one back when Demarai Gray ran onto Richarlison’s pass to beat Alisson seven minutes before the break.

Liverpool were still the team possessing all the quality and threat and they killed the game off when Salah cashed in on Seamus Coleman’s error to race clear and expertly score after 64 minutes.

With the mood inside Goodison Park turning mutinous – there were loud protests at the final whistle – Diogo Jota piled on the pain for Benitez and Everton when he took Andrew Robertson’s pass in his stride before escaping the attentions of Allan to fire high past Pickford with 11 minutes left.

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