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“Honestly, we were really close to winning but it was a difficult game. We performed really well, we were focused and sacrificed. We were a bit unlucky but, honestly a draw was fair. The performance was good and for this reason we can be satisfied,” says Ancelotti. [RBM]
Watch the highlights from Sunday’s draw.
“The performance was better [than in the reverse fixture] but the players and fans are still craving that win against Liverpool. But I am sure if we can keep that mindset for a longer period of time, not just in little phases [it will come soon],” says Séamus Coleman. [EFC]
Right there with ya, Timmy.
Felt like I actually played 95mins yesterday pic.twitter.com/au6yl7X9Tl— TIM CAHILL (@Tim_Cahill) June 22, 2020
“It will take two or three games to get to match fitness and sharpness. We wanted to win but we’ll take the draw and look forward to the game on Wednesday night,” says Michael Keane. [EFC]
The future looks bright.
At 24 years & 356 days, this is Everton's youngest starting line-up for a league game against Liverpool since February 1986, when they won 2-0 at Anfield.— Match of the Day (@BBCMOTD) June 21, 2020
Watch: https://t.co/vvQLHXz4kK#MOTD2 pic.twitter.com/JbaAhlNX1u
“We had a few chances but it wasn’t our day. We limited Liverpool to a few chances, they did us as well – but we maybe had the better chances towards the end of the game, so we’re unlucky,” says Dominic Calvert-Lewin. [EFC]
Breaking: Sky Sports confirms the Merseyside derby was watched by 5.5 million viewers in the UK - a new Premier League record.— Ben Rumsby (@ben_rumsby) June 22, 2020
“Morgan Schneiderlin should sign on Monday, he has passed his medical, we are waiting for Everton’s signature,” says OGC Nice sporting director Julien Fournier. [HITC via Le10 Sport]
Jean-Clair Todibo rumours continue to heat up. [Sport Witness via Sport]
Is RB Leipzig’s teen playmaking sensation Dominik Szboszlai the replacement for Gylfi Sigurdsson at Everton? [Tutto Juve]
“I thought Everton deserved to win,” says Jamie Carragher. [Sky Sports]
What To Watch
Some Premier League, La Liga, and Serie A action in store.
Full schedule of games here.