Liverpool have lost four consecutive league games for the first time since 1923.
Everton who were the ultimate beneficiaries must have heaved a sigh of relief after their 2-0 victory at Anfield.
Burnley, Brighton and Manchester City have all gotten a win at Anfield. It was Everton’s turn and they got their share of the ongoing promo.
Richarlison opened scoring for the visitors in three minutes and they waited till 83’ minutes before the second and final goal had to be scored through a penalty.
For the Meyersides, it ended their run of 23 visits to Anfield to play Liverpool without a win in all competitions.
Liverpool as defending champions lacked character. They enjoyed a fruitless ball possession that reached 88% without a goal.
Ancelotti’s greatest achievement was to accomplish that which eluded previous managers in Everton.
David Moyes was in charge for 11 years, as well as his other successors such as Roberto Martinez, Ronald Koeman, Sam Allardyce and Maco Silva.
Everton were organized in their defense. They played a bit of the Italian style of play Catannacio which made it impossible for their opponent to score.