Liverpool finished the first half with a 1-0 lead over Everton in the 23rd round of the English Premier League in the 2022-23 season held at Anfield at 5 am (Korean time) on the 14th.
The home team Liverpool chose a 4-3-3 formation. Gakpo, Nunez, and Salah stood in the front, and Weichetich, Fabinho, and Henderson were in the midfield. The back four consisted of Robertson, Gomes, Matip and Arnold, with Alisson in goal.
The away team, Everton, pulled out a 4-3-2-1 formation. Sims was placed in the front, and Iwobi and McNeil were placed in the second line. Onana, Geye, and Ducoure were in the third line, and the back four was Mikorenko, Takowski, Cordy, Coleman, and the goal was Pickford.
After receiving Matip’s pass in the 6th minute of the first half, Salah penetrated into the center and fired a shot, but there was no threat due to the defense’s interference. In the 10th minute of the first half, Núñez took a free kick with a menacing breakthrough, and Salah fired a shot, but could not cross the wall.
In the 16th minute of the first half, Núñez’s bold cross was aimed at the goal with a header. However, the shot went slightly off the goal. The match continued with Liverpool in possession. Everton tried to counter-attack, but couldn’t easily break through Liverpool’s defense.
Corner kick situation in the 30th minute of the first half Geye’s non-stop volley shot made a big difference. In the 35th minute of the first half, Takowski’s header hit the post. Afterwards, Liverpool quickly launched a counterattack, and Salah, who received Núñez’s pass, shook Everton’s net by lightly solving it. 바카라