Liverpool dealt major title blow in 2-0 loss to Everton

Liverpool suffered a major title blow with a 2-0 defeat against Everton at Goodison Park, leaving them three points behind league leaders Arsenal.

Jarrad Branthwaite broke the deadlock for Everton with a bundled finish, followed by Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s goal close to the hour mark.

Liverpool struggled to match the Toffees energy, a rare occurrence for Jurgen Klopp’s men who have failed to put up their usual standards in recent games.

Alexander-Arnold’s was captured visibly frustrated by the team’s performance, with his head in his hands after being substituted.

Liverpool dealt major title blow in 2-0 loss to Everton
Everton hand Liverpool shocking title blow at Goodison Park – Getty image

Liverpool’s recent slip-ups, including dropped points against Manchester United and a shocking home loss to Crystal Palace, have raised doubts about their ability to clinch the title this season.

With Everton joining the list of teams inflicting misery on Liverpool during the season’s crucial stages, their chances of lifting the trophy now appear slim.

On the other hand, Everton’s victory marks a huge step towards their Premier League safety, as they moved further away from the relegation zone.

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