Paul Merson lost it Football Saturday via Football Daily when last-minute winner Jordan Henderson was ruled offside in Liverpool’s 2-2 draw at Everton.
In a controversial match, the final moments of the match saw Henderson seemingly score a dramatic three points, only to have Sadio Mane ruled offside by a few inches – but many argued he wasn’t even offside. Game.
Despite such a chaotic finish, it might not have been the most controversial moment of the match as Jordan Pickford was fortunate enough not to see red for his tall order, which injured Virgil van Dijk in the first half. time.
As the drama at Goodison took a different turn, Merson couldn’t believe his eyes when Henderson’s goal was ruled offside.
“No goal, oh no, oh no, no, no,” Merson told Sky Sports. “Stop killing the game. Is he offside?” It’s his elbow. Oh my God.
“What is the problem? What is the offside? I do not know. His back is in line, so his elbow is there. I do not know. “
There was extra warmth and interest in this Merseyside derby due to Everton’s 100% start and the champions having conceded seven in their previous match.
While the supporters were not in the stands, the game was a hotly contested derby match, with tackles, end-to-end action, complex play, red card and controversy.
And while both teams presented entertaining football, there is only one thing that will make the headlines – and that is Van Dijk’s injury.
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