Liverpool 2-1 Everton: 5 things we learned
Liverpool knocked Everton out of the FA Cup on Friday night, beating their Merseyside rivals 2-1 at Anfield.
One of two third-round encounters to start the weekend, this match was tightly contested. Both managers fielded considerably strong line-ups but it was the hosts who broke the deadlock, through captain James Milner's well-taken penalty.
A swift counter-attacking move saw Everton get an unlikely equaliser through Gylfi Sigurdsson after the interval. Although the finish brought the Toffees confidence, new Reds centre-back Virgil van Dijk would ultimately break their hearts with a headed finish late on in front of the Kop to seal the close affair.
Here are five talking points from the Anfield grudge match.