Everton ahead Dominic Calvert-Lewin hailed his workforce’s battling qualities in Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Premier League champions Liverpool however mentioned it was irritating to not finish their decade-long winless run within the Merseyside derby.
Saturday marked 10 years to the day since Everton final beat their native rivals they usually twice come from behind to safe a degree in an incident-packed 237th assembly between the groups.
Calvert-Lewin produced a towering header for his 10th purpose of the season in all competitions to convey Everton degree at 2-2 within the 81st minute after Mohamed Salah put Liverpool in entrance.
“It’s one in every of my strengths that I’ve began to take advantage of. I’ve at all times had that in my locker and now I’ve acquired the boys on the lookout for me within the field which at all times helps,” the striker instructed Everton’s web site https://www.evertonfc.com/information/1864699/dcl-we-wanted-to-win-but-can-look-at-the-bigger-picture.
“I’m undecided why we got here out of the blocks slowly as we’ve been doing effectively and had been assured coming into the sport nevertheless it reveals that we’ve made strides to have the ability to get ourselves again within the recreation… we had possibilities to win it however didn’t take them.”
“I’m disillusioned as I wished to win. The followers did too, so in that respect it’s irritating however when it comes to the larger image we acquired a degree and take it on to the following recreation. We didn’t lose and we need to preserve that unbeaten run going.”
Liverpool had a late effort from Jordan Henderson dominated out by VAR.
“Ultimately we’re pleased with a draw however we’re disillusioned that we didn’t kick on at 1-1. We’d finished effectively to get ourselves again within the recreation,” Calvert-Lewin added.
“I genuinely consider it’s coming. I believed at the moment can be the day however to not be.”
Everton stay prime of the standings with 13 factors.