Divock Origi wheels away in celebration after grabbing all three points for Liverpool in the 86th minute against Everton/

Liverpool claimed a late victory in the Merseyside Derby after Divock Origi scored from a blunder by Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.

The Belgium international, introduced on 84 minutes, headed the winner home from close range after Pickford failed to deal with Virgil van Dijk looping shot, pushing the ball onto his bar which Origi followed up.

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It was a cruel blow on Everton after a spirited display, capped by three clear goalscoring opportunities in the first half, had the Toffees dreaming of a first win at Anfield since 1999.

But, in the most dramatic fashion, Liverpool claimed the local bragging rights as Origi’s winner saw the Reds close the gap on leaders Manchester City to two points.