Carragher identifies the most worrying aspect of Liverpool’s defeat by Everton

Jamie Carragher claimed Liverpool no longer look capable of scoring after watching them fall to a 2-0 defeat by Everton.

The Reds have been one of the most exhilarating teams in Europe over the last three seasons but they have rarely produced their vintage free-flowing football this term.

Liverpool have scored two goals in their last four Premier League matches and have averaged less than one goal per game over their last 10 outings.

Mohamed Salah has been a consistent performer throughout the season and Sadio Mane has shown glimpses of his quality, but No.9 Roberto Firmino has scored just six goals in 35 appearances in all competitions.

Much has been made of Liverpool's glut of defensive injuries which was added to as Jordan Henderson was forced off against Everton.

But Carragher insisted the Reds' misfiring attack is also a grave cause for concern as he assessed the defeat by the Toffees.

"Going forward is as big a problem as what we're seeing defensively from Liverpool now," the Anfield hero told Sky Sports .

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"I know they have dominated possession but it doesn't mean anything if you don't create. Very rarely do you see Liverpool play now when you expect them to score."

In his own post-match assessment, Jurgen Klopp bemoaned his side's wastefulness in front of goal.

"Everton defended deep and full of passion but there were still moments where we were completely free in the box but we didn’t finish," the Reds boss told Sky Sports .

"In the second half we changed formation a little because we wanted to cause them more problems. Immediately we had big chances.

"Sadio [Mane] twice in the box and Bobby [Firmino] was twice in promising positions, so we had all these moments."

Liverpool have the chance to return to winning ways as the travel to 20th-place Sheffield United next Sunday.

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