Liverpool and Everton fans urged by police to behave

Football supporters in Merseyside have been urged to behave "responsibly" by a senior police officer during post-derby match events on Saturday.

Liverpool beat Everton 2-0 at Goodison Park, where the match kicked off at 12:45 BST.

Merseyside Police said it worked in partnership with the region's football clubs to try to reduce incidents of match day drunkenness and violence.

A spokesman said the force would "not tolerate anti-social behaviour".

Ch Supt Jon Ward, said: "As always, my officers will be dealing with the fans as they would expect to be treated themselves.

"I would like to say that the behaviour of the majority of fans at the last few derby games has been very good and I look forward to them continuing to act as ambassadors for their clubs as well as the area.

"There will be a large number of people in the city centre and we do not want any of them to become victims of crime."

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