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Goalless Derby Draw

Liverpool failed to collect all 3 points at Anfield on Sunday as they struggled to find the back of the net in a rather uneventful Merseyside derby. We're quite used to seeing an exciting 90 minutes when this fixture comes around but not this time. The most controversial moment of the game was a disallowed goal from Distin.

A lovely gesture from Liverpool at the start of the game saw The Kop end create a mosaic saying "Thanks" to Everton.

Liverpool's Luis Suarez had to settle for watching from the stands with his wife and daughter whilst Daniel Sturridge lead the line. Coutinho was again chosen to start and Borini was on the bench once again.

The first half on Sunday was barely anything to write home about (or blog about) surprisingly there was no real sense of urgency in a game that usually sees the excitement get the better of most players. Steven Gerrard, Coutinho and Sturridge were perhaps the most lively however.

Coutiho and Gerrard supplied some superb passes,…

Performances: Better, Results: Need Work

It was always going to be a special moment when King Kenny stepped out for his first game back at Anfield. The fact that it was against the Bluenoses too only added to the excitement of the occasion, as his sole footsteps gave him an echoed soundtrack whilst he made his way up the stairs and out the tunnel, the Anfield faithful were anticipating the arrival of the King.

An emphatic display of flags, chants, cheers, claps, waves and smiles made it clear how good it really can be for a manager at Liverpool Football Club. As one of the more moving versions of You'll Never Walk alone rang out around each of the four stands, despite Everton's best attempts at drowning it out, Dalglish appeared to have a tear in his eye.

Everybody was raring to go now, the fans, the manager and most certainly the players. The Merseyside derby was up and running.

A lively start from Liverpool caught me off guard if i'm honest, i knew Liverpool would be a more positive and attacking side under Dal…