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Liverpool 4-0 Everton

  • Divock Origi and Mamadou Sakho score first half headers.
  • Ramiro Funes Mori sent off for tackle on Origi.
  • Substitute Daniel Sturridge and Philippe Coutinho pile on the misery.
  • Roberto Martinez' side face Manchester United in the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday.
  • 226th meeting between the Merseyside rivals.
Divock Origi
Origi headed Liverpool ahead before half time.Getty Images
21:56

Full time: Liverpool 4-0 Everton

Everton finally put out of their misery but could the pain be only on the way for Roberto Martinez? The Spaniard is a dead man walking after a resounding defeat to Liverpool. Divock Origi, who later went off with a badly sprained ankle, Mamadou Sakho, Daniel Sturridge and Philippe Coutinho got the goals for Jurgen Klopp in his first Merseyside derby which keeps alive the club's attempts to qualify for Europe via the league. Everton warm-up for the FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United with a humiliating defeat, made worse by the dismissal of Ramiro Funes Mori and possible injury for John Stones.

Well that is all we have time for on this Premier League live text. We're back tomorrow with coverage of Arsenal vs West Brom but until then, goodbye.

21:53

Robles keeps out a floated Sturridge effort from all of 25 yards. This has had the feel of a pre-season game for the last 20 minutes or so.

21:51

Into seven added minutes at Anfield. Time for Liverpool to add to their four.

21:43

Alberto Moreno lashes one well wide of Robles' goal, which has led a charmed life despite seeing over 30 shots rain down on it from Liverpool. Everton could do with hitting the fast-forward button on the closing minutes.

21:40

'Ole' accompanying every successful pass from a Liverpool player and it really it party time at Anfield, with their near neighbours the victims. Jordon Ibe on for James Milner for the hosts.

21:35

Goal: Liverpool 4-0 Everton (Philippe Coutinho)

Still a little over a quarter of an hour remaining and Liverpool have their fourth. Clyne and Allen feed the ball across the penalty area and Coutinho takes on touch to control and cuts the ball into the corner beyond Robles. Roberto Martinez will surely not survive this.

21:32

All sorts going on in the Everton box and Liverpool should really have a fourth but the ball eventually goes behind off Sturridge. This has been an ugly performance from Everton. Now Allen is denied by McCarthy as Liverpool queue up to add to the lead.

21:28

Liverpool laying siege on the Everton goal. Coutinho winds up but his effort is block and now Moreno's drive is beaten out by Robles. The 10-men will do well to keep this below five or six.

21:24

Not sure this evening could have gone worse for Everton. Already short of defensive options, Ramiro Funes Mori will serve a three-game suspension and John Stones must now be considered a fitness doubt for the game. Manchester United will be picking their lips. Another chance for Liverpool as Besic blocks Coutinho's effort.

21:19

Goal: Liverpool 3-0 Everton (Daniel Sturridge)

This could be a long last 30 minutes for Everton. Daniel Sturridge scores within five minutes of coming on, as Joe Allen nips in after John Stones' pass back and feeds the England man who makes no mistake. John Stones leaves the field to be replaced by Steven Pienaar - not ideal for a team already short of defenders.

21:16

That is Funes Mor out of the FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United and two subsequent league matches against Bournemouth and Leicester - should Everton decide against an appeal which I would suggest would be pretty frivolous. Divock Origi meanwhile, we wait to hear the extent of the damage to his ankle ligaments which could end his summer and any ambitions of playing at the European Championships.

21:13

Origi leaves the pitch on a stretcher with his head in his hands and Daniel Sturridge comes on in his place. Jurgen Klopp looks gutted for his leading striker, who has scored five goals in his last five appearances.

21:09

Red card: Ramiro Funes Mori (Everton)

Everton's night goes from bad to worse. Funes Mori lunges in high on Divock Origi and leaves the Belgian sprawling. He lashes the ball away in frustration and referee Roberto Madley takes his time before showing a straight red card. Origi needs a stretcher.

21:07

Oviedo connects with a very dodgy elbow on the side of Alberto Moreno's head, and he is lucky to escape with only a ticking off from referee Madley.

21:04

Mo Besic on for Everton as Gareth Barry's record-breaking Premier League appearance comes to a premature end. Second half under way at Anfield.

20:51

Half time: Liverpool 2-0 Everton

A half of two halves. Liverpool and Everton were very even in the first 22-and-a-half minutes but after that the hosts pulled away have a healthy lead at the break. A pair of headers from Divock Origi and Mamadou Sakho, from James Milner crosses, has pilled the pressure on Roberto Martinez whose side have fallen away badly after an encouraging start - a microcosm for their season.

20:48

Goal: Liverpool 2-0 Everton (Mamadou Sakho)

The Reds put the icing on a fine first half showing with a deserved second goal. James Milner gets free down the left and his chipped cross finds Sakho unmarked and he blasts a header past Robles.

20:44

Goal: Liverpool 1-0 Everton (Divock Origi)

Liverpool get the goal their first half display has deserved. James Milner whips a cross in from the right and as Robles hesitates, Origi gets in between Stones and Oviedo and heads into the corner. A fifth goal in as many appearances for the Belgian.

20:43

Yellow card for Aaron Lennon as he takes out James Milner. Another free-kick in a threatening position for Liverpool, but can they take advantage? Milner will take it after being fouled but he pulls it back and Clyne's shot is blocked.

20:37

Ross Barkley has looked like making something happen everytime he has got the ball and it takes a last ditch challenge from Alberto Moreno to prevent him running around the Liverpool back four. Less than 10 minutes until the break.

20:33

Lallana with another effort in anger which is blocked. Everton's decent spell seems a while away now with the Reds firmly in the ascendancy.

20:31

Joel Robles continue to keep Liverpool at bay. It's Firmino who breaks through now, beyond John Stones but the Everton 'keeper stays big and it stays 0-0.

20:28

Decent chance for Liverpool from a free-kick 25 yards from goal, but Coutinho's curls wide with Moreno frustrated despite having the preferred angle.

20:25

One team attacks, and then the other in this relentless game. Adam Lallana's shot is blocks, Robles keeps out Lucas' drive before the best chance of the lot as Clyne's cross picks out Lallana who heads wide. Robles was rooted to the spot while many Liverpool fans had already started celebrating the opening goal. It was not to be.