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Everyone is saying the same thing about Liverpool’s penalty against Everton

The Reds were awarded a rather soft spot kick after Mason Holgate fouled Adam Lallana

We’ve been here before, haven’t we?

Merseyside rivals Liverpool and Everton met for the second time in the space of a month, this time in the FA Cup after a 1-1 draw in the league between the two at the start of December.


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In the first encounter the Reds dominated proceedings but were pegged back by Wayne Rooney’s penalty following Dejan Lovren’s rather soft foul on Dominic Calvert-Lewin.

Lovren was adjudged to have fouled Calvert-Lewin

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Lovren was adjudged to have fouled Calvert-Lewin

So what would happen tonight?

Well, for Liverpool fans anyway, it was a sense of retribution.

The Reds were awarded a dubious spotkick of their own at exactly the same end of the ground when Adam Lallana appeared to be hauled down by Mason Holgate.

Milner converted from the spot

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Milner converted from the spot

James Milner converted from 12 yards to give the hosts the lead at half time – and social media felt it was a case of ‘déjà vu’:


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