Liverpool crush listless Everton 4-0 in derby

London: Liverpool displayed a superior performance as they secured their third consecutive Premier League win by thrashing 10-man Everton 4-0 at Anfield.

Divock Origi and Mamadou Sakho gave the hosts a commanding 2-0 lead before half-time, while Daniel Sturridge and Philippe Coutinho scored in the second half to seal an emphatic finish for Liverpool.

Everton lost Ramiro Funes Mori in the second half for his crunching challenge on Divock Origi, who had to be replaced by Sturridge, the Mirror reported.

Meanwhile, Everton endured a worst possible preparation ahead of their FA Cup semifinal clash on Saturday. (ANI)