Liverpool’s midweek Champions League tie at Anfield proved to be a Jubilant occasion for the Merseysiders who defied the odds and grabbed a dominating 3-0 win against the mighty Manchester City in the first leg of the quarterfinal clash.
The Reds, however, need to keep the momentum up this Saturday afternoon too as they will be visiting Goodison Park to contest rivals Everton in the Merseyside derby.
Everton vs Liverpool Injuries And Suspensions:
Everton have a few significant injury absentees as Gylfi Sigurdsson, Eliaquim Mangala, James McCarthy, Maarten Stekelenburg and Mason Holgate remain sidelined with injuries. Idrissa Gana Gueye has a thigh strain and is now a major doubt for the derby encounter.
The Reds have suffered a few major injury blows in recent weeks. Joel Matip is out for the season with a thing injury whereas Joe Gomez still remains sidelined following an ankle injury sustained while international duties. Adam Lallana suffered a thigh injury and is ruled out as well. The groin injury of Mohamed Salah will keep the Reds anxious prior to the return leg tie as he is unlikely to feature in the Merseyside derby. Emre Can, however, might return to training prior to the Everton game as he, alongside Nathaniel Clyne, is in contention to start the weekend fixture.
Everton vs Liverpool Probable Lineups:
Subs: Joel Robles, Cuco Martina, Ashley Williams, Oumar Niasse, Ramiro Funes Mori, Nikola Vlasic, Tom Davies.
Subs: Simon Mignolet, James Milner, Conor Masterson, Roberto Firmino, Andrew Robertson, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Emre Can.
Everton vs Liverpool Last Meeting:
Their last meeting at Goodison Park was an edgy encounter where the Reds came out victorious thanks to an injury time goal from Sadio Mane.
Everton vs Liverpool Key Players:
Cenk Tosun has been the man in form who has netted a few in recent outings. Yannick Bolasie scored against Manchester City and a legend of Wayne Rooney’s stature will always be a decisive factor in such an occasion.
Liverpool might miss out Mohamed Salah but the likes of Roberto Firmino, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, and Sadio Mane are likely to step up and grab a result to make sure a top-four finish with only six gameweeks remaining.
Everton vs Liverpool Head-To-Head Stats:
Everton Win: 82
Liverpool Win: 118
Everton vs Liverpool Current Form ( In All Competitions):
Everton vs Liverpool Betting Odds (Subject To Change):
Everton vs Liverpool Live Streaming:
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