15 Mar 2012

Liverpool beat Everton in Merseyside derby

7:55 am on 15 March 2012

The Liverpool football captain Steven Gerrard has scored a hat-trick to help his side to a 3-0 win over Everton in the English Premier League's Merseyside derby at Anfield.

Liverpool remain seventh on the table but five points ahead of Everton, whose manager David Moyes was marking his tenth anniversary with Everton.

Meanwhile Olympique Marseille and Bayern Munich are through to the quarter-finals of the European Champions League.

Despite losing to Inter 2-1 in Milan, the two sides were level at 2-2 on aggregate with Marseille advancing on away goals.

Bayern beat FC Basel 7-0 to go through seven-one on aggregate, the biggest winning margin in a Champions League knock-out match.