Unable to do much about any of the goals, though possibly could have added an extra man to his wall for the Suarez free-kick. Distributed well with his feet.
Looked off the pace for much of the match and was eventually substituted early in the second half with an injury. His whipped free-kick created the Mirallas equaliser.
Struggled with Coutinho at times and unable to get forward and trouble Flanagan as he would have wanted. His excellent corner created Lukaku's second.
Surprisingly was caught out when faced with pace on a couple of occasions in the first half, and though he made some crucial interceptions, was not at his best.
The stronger of the two Everton centre-backs as he looked to track Suarez at every opportunity. The Uruguayan's lack of opportunities from open play was testament to the Everton skipper's performance.
Started brightly with bustling run into the Liverpool area, but soon faded and struggled to control the game from a central role. Guilty of missing too many tackles when Liverpool came forward.
More composed in possession than McCarthy even though he wasn't at his absolute best. Moved to left-back after Baines went off but struggled to make much of an impact.
Presence in the area helped set up Mirallas' goal and almost found the net himself with a wicked curling effort later in the first half. Faded after he moved back into a central role in the second period.
Showed excellent touches and was Everton's most creative player throughout the first period. Helped the central players by coming inside to win the ball.
Did well to beat Gerrard to the ball for the first goal and after moving into a central role in the second half he played some of the game's best passes.
Twice wasted excellent opportunities when one-on-one with Mignolet but more than made up for it with late double. Never stopped working and deserved his goals.
Made five excellent saves, including a trio when faced with one-on-one situations. Had no chance with Everton goals and he showed no nerves on his derby debut.
Looked back to his best as he won multiple headers against Lukaku. Marshalled the defence excellently.
Did his bit in trying to keep Lukaku quiet though was outpaced on occasion. Beaten in the air by Barkley for the first Everton equaliser.
Grew into the game after a shaky start and provided an excellent outlet on the left-hand side. Perhaps should have seen more of the ball given the positions he found himself in.
Struggled to deal with Pienaar as the left winger impressed in the first half. Did his best to get forward but was wasteful when opportunities on the ball arrived.
Passed the ball well without creating any chances. Blew the game's best chance with the score at 2-1.
His pinpoint cross-field pass and corner created Coutinho's goal, though he should have reacted quicker moments later as Mirallas beat him at the back post to score. Solid thereafter until his superb free-kick created Sturridge's goal.
Struggled to get in the game wide on the right though he did show Distin a clean set of heels during one run in the first half.
Won numerous balls in the middle of the park and was the heartbeat of Liverpool's display. A booking led to him being replaced late on.
His superb control and finish gave Liverpool an early lead, and though he was quiet for much of the action, he looked threatening whenever he got the ball.
His superb free-kick gave Liverpool the lead and he was a threat throughout. Unable to threaten the goal from open play until his late header was saved by Howard.