Jordan Pickford has been backed by Marco Silva to give Everton more “good moments” after his clanger in the Merseyside derby.

Pickford’s last-gasp howler gifted Liverpool victory and Silva claims it is important everyone at the club rallies round the England No 1.

Pickford has played a key role in Everton’s improvement under Silva and made a crucial penalty save in their win over Crystal Palace in October.

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He was lauded then and Silva is confident he will be Everton’s hero again.

He says Pickford has not shown any hang-over from Sunday’s shattering loss in training ahead of tonight’s clash with Newcastle at Goodison Park.



Jordan Pickford’s error handed Liverpool the points

“He’s been working normally with his team-mates,” said Silva.

“We analysed the game on Monday, but that’s in the past now and we prepare for the next one.

“He’s a very good goalkeeper and character. He has given us many good moments in the past and he will keep giving us good moments.



Pickford has been “working normally” since the game

“Now is the moment for him to feel the support of all of us. When he saves a penalty everyone is happy with him and he is fantastic.

“Now something happens that is not normal he needs to look forward and not in the past.”

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