Carlo Ancelotti praised his Everton side for how they safeguarded against Liverpool however admitted they had openings at the opposite end.
Everton limited their rivals to a goalless draw upon their arrival to Premier League action. Liverpool may be surrounding the league title, yet it was Everton who came nearest to scoring whenever there was a late twofold chance for Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Tom Davies.
And in spite of Ancelotti being somewhat disappointed at how close his side came to grabbing all three points, he was pleased with the degree of their performance.
“Truly we were really near winning yet it was a tough game, troublesome game,” he said. “We performed really well.
“We were engaged, we sacrificed. We had chances to score at the end.
“Liverpool played a decent game, they had more belonging however protectively we were really acceptable.
“Upsettingly we attempted to work from the back. They squeezed really high and it was hard to track down an answer from the back so we chose to play all the more long ball.”