Watch: Jordan Pickford injures Virgil van Dijk with shocking tackle


The Merseyside derby is one of the most anticipated events on a sporting calendar and there was plenty of early drama between the two sides on Saturday. 

Liverpool bounced back from their 7-2 defeat against Aston Villa and took the lead through Sadio Mane after just three minutes at Goodison Park.

The Reds then thought they had a penalty when Everton‘s Jordan Pickford came surging out of his goal and clattered into Virgil van Dijk, leaving the defender in a heap on the floor.

However, the goalkeeper was saved by a marginal VAR decision which ruled that Van Dijk was offside when he was put through on goal.

Joe Gomez replaced the Holland international and Everton drew level through a Michael Keane header in the 19th minute.

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