A point at the home of a side who have won the domestic treble for each of the last four years would normally represent a strong result for Martindale’s team – but given the two sides’ current predicaments, the Livi boss was left hoping for more.
European football came most recently for Everton in 2017, when they suffered a dismal Europa League group-stage exit. With the Premier League season in its final fortnight, they are primed again for another foreign adventure, but they must replicate this dogged display at Aston Villa on Thursday, live on Sky Sports.
He scored one, made another and had a glorious first-half goal ruled out following the latest VAR controversy to afflict the Premier League, an incident that led to a postgame verbal clash between Solskjaer and his opposite number Jose Mourinho.
Celtic had a few half chances, but it was Hearts who should have levelled things up on the hour mark. It was some comical defending from Jullien and Duffy as they bundled into one another trying to clear a simple ball. It then landed to the lurking Ginnelly, who drove into the area and it took a superb save from Hazard to deny him an equaliser.
AnnetteSc dortmund tröja IWISasha
DelbertDA Tragedysurvivors.com NicolasWt