Brendan Rodgers: 'We deserved to win'

Liverpool's Northern Irish manager Brendan Rodgers applauds before the start of the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Southampton at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on August 17, 2014
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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers feels that his side deserved more from their 1-1 draw with Everton at Anfield on Saturday.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has claimed that his side deserved more than a point as they drew 1-1 with local rivals Everton at Anfield on Saturday.

Toffees captain Phil Jagielka struck a stunning stoppage-time equaliser to cancel out Steven Gerrard's free kick, and Rodgers felt that his charges were the better side throughout.

He told reporters after the game: "We didn't get what we deserved today, we took the lead and should have two more.

"It is disappointing but the performance was much better. I was screaming for Steven to take the free kick because he has so much quality. It is a game that we should have won."

The result leaves the Reds 12th in the Premier League.

A stoic-looking Brendan Rodgers ahead of Liverpool's game with Man City on August 25, 2014
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