sport news James Rodriguez will miss Everton's trip to Southampton due to injury

James Rodriguez will miss Everton's trip to Southampton after being injured by 'mistimed' tackle from Virgil van Dijk, reveals Carlo Ancelotti as row over Jordan Pickford's rash challenge on Liverpool defender rumbles on James Rodriguez is out of Everton's trip to Southampton on Sunday afternoon The Colombian suffered an unspecified injury in the Merseyside derby He was injured by Virgil van Dijk, before Liverpool defender had to go off 

By James Dutton For Mailonline

Published: 14:09 BST, 22 October 2020 | Updated: 14:09 BST, 22 October 2020

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James Rodriguez is out of table-topping Everton's trip to Southampton on Sunday, according to boss Carlo Ancelotti.

The Italian revealed on Thursday that the Colombian superstar suffered an unspecified injury after a mistimed tackle from Virgil van Dijk.

Liverpool's talismanic centre-back lasted only 10 minutes of the Merseyside derby himself before he suffered an ACL injury after a rash challenge from Jordan Pickford.

James Rodriguez is set to miss Everton's trip to face Southampton on Sunday afternoon

James Rodriguez is set to miss Everton's trip to face Southampton on Sunday afternoon

The Colombian was on the end of a 'mistimed tackle' from Virgil van Dijk last weekend

The Colombian was on the end of a 'mistimed tackle' from Virgil van Dijk last weekend

The Everton goalkeeper's tackle on van Dijk, and VAR's failure to check whether it was a red card offence, has dominated the fallout from the 2-2 draw that kept Everton at the top of the Premier League after five games.

But now the Toffees

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