Divock Origi scored a bizarre winner in the sixth minute of stoppage time as Liverpool beat Everton 1-0 in dramatic fashion on Sunday to maintain its 19-year unbeaten record over its Merseyside rival at Anfield.

Virgil van Dijk mishit a speculative volley high into the air from outside the area, with the ball landing on the crossbar off the fingertips of Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford. It bounced a second time onto the bar and dropped down to the waiting Origi, who headed home from a meter out.

The victory kept second-placed Liverpool within two points of Manchester City after 14 games. Everton hasn’t won at Anfield in the league since 1999.

Liverpool forward Divock Origi is celebrateb by teammates after scoring his side's first goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
Liverpool forward Divock Origi is celebrateb by teammates after scoring his side’s first goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Origi, who came on as a substitute for Mohamed Salah, hadn’t scored for Liverpool since May 2017, having spent last season on loan at Wolfsburg.

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Source: The Associated Press

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