Divock Origi scores bonkers injury-time winner as Liverpool steal three points in derby clash with Everton

IT took Liverpool to the 95th minute to take the lead in the surprisingly quiet Merseyside derby.

A congested box saw Virgil Van Dijk slice a ball on the volley which Jordan Pickford got his hands to, but he was unable to keep hold of it- Divock Origi capitalised on his mistake and sent the ball over the line.

Divock Origi scores bonkers injury-time winner as Liverpool steal three points in derby clash with EvertonReuters5 Origi, who came on as a late substitute capitalised on Pickford's error and gave Liverpool three points
Divock Origi scores bonkers injury-time winner as Liverpool steal three points in derby clash with EvertonReuters5 Pickford thought he had sent the ball over, but the ball fell back into the box and allowed Origi to get his head to it

Jurgen Klopp finally got the noise from the Anfield faithful that he had craved all day and he was so ecstatic that he ran onto the pitch to embrace Alisson.

As it looked as though the Merseyside derby was going to end in a goalless drew, Liverpool struck again.

Alisson pushed from the back and took a free kick from the half-way line, instructing the rest of his team to get forward for one final push.

The Liverpool captain, Van Dijk, struck a loopy ball on the volley but appeared frustrated with his effort that was saved by Pickford.

Divock Origi scores bonkers injury-time winner as Liverpool steal three points in derby clash with EvertonGetty – Contributor5 Klopp could not contain his excitement and ran onto the pitch
Divock Origi scores bonkers injury-time winner as Liverpool steal three points in derby clash with EvertonGetty – Contributor5 Alisson took a free kick to ensure all of Klopp's men were forward in the dying seconds and his quick thinking paid off

Or so he thought.

The England No.1 then handed the three points to Liverpool, literally.

In a moment of madness, Pickford got his hands on the ball that looked as though it was going over the cross bar, but couldn't keep hold if it.

The ball bounced off the bar and dropped to Origi who then scored from point-blank range.

Divock Origi scores bonkers injury-time winner as Liverpool steal three points in derby clash with EvertonReuters5 The Liverpool captain celebrated the Merseyside derby

When Klopp had said, ahead of the game, that Marco Silva had formed the most impressive Everton squad in years, he wasn't wrong.

The Toffees tested Liverpool's back line and had plenty of opportunities of their own.

The scoreline at half-time should probably have been 2-2, not goalless.

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