Mo Salah on the double as Liverpool claim Merseyside derby spoils against ten-man Everton


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, after Ashley Young was sent off for the visitors in the first half.

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, then doubled Liverpool's advantage deep in stoppage time.

Juergen Klopp's side provisionally climbed top of the standings on 20 points in the Premier League's first game of the weekend, while Everton are 16th.

Sean Dyche's side, who have just one victory in their last 29 clashes with Liverpool, 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 c

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