Liverpool, the runners-up last season, have lost all three of their Champions League group stage encounters for the first time in club’s history. But they are in blistering form in Premier League and have retained an unbeaten status so far ahead of their weekend encounter against Merseyside rivals Everton at Anfield.
The Toffees, meanwhile, have shown massive upsurge under Marco Silva’s tutelage and would be keen on causing an upset on Sunday evening. They have held Chelsea to a scoreless draw at Stamford Bridge prior to the international break and a contest against the famous rivals might result in 90 minutes of top-notch entertainment.
Liverpool vs Everton Team News
Liverpool are arguably missing the presence of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in the middle of the park who is ruled out for the season after rupturing his cruciate ligament. Adam Lallana’s misfortune continues as he is sidelined yet again with a muscle injury. Skipper Jordan Henderson is suspended after receiving a marching order against Watford last weekend.
Everton do not have any significant casualties with youngster Jonjoe Kenny remaining the only doubt with a knock but likely to recover on time and be available for selection in the Merseyside derby.
Liverpool vs Everton Probable Lineups:
Subs: Simon Mignolet, Dejan Lovren, Alberto Moreno, Divock Origi, Daniel Sturridge, James Milner, Fabinho.
Subs: Maarten Stekelenburg, Leighton Baines, Ademola Lookman, Cenk Tosun, Phil Jagielka, Tom Davies, Dominic Calvert-Lewin.
Referee: Chris Kavanagh
Liverpool vs Everton Last Meeting:
Their previous Premier League meeting at Anfield ended in all square as Wayne Rooney’s spot-kick late in the game cancelled out Mohamed Salah’s spectacular first-half strike.
Liverpool vs Everton Head-To-Head Stats:
Liverpool Win: 118
Everton Win: 82
Liverpool vs Everton Key Players:
Although not impressive on big occasions, the Reds will be Relying on the front trio of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane with Xherdan Shaqiri is likely to feature from behind.
Everton, on the other hand, will bank on in-form Gylfi Sigurdsson and club-record signing Richarlison who would look to threaten the Reds from set-pieces as well as Counter movements.
Liverpool vs Everton Current Form ( In All Competitions):
Liverpool vs Everton Betting Odds (Subject To Change):
Liverpool vs Everton Live Streaming:
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- These two will be clashing heads for the 232nd time in all competitions while the Reds are unbeaten in last 17 meetings ( W8 D9).
- The Toffees are winless in 18 Premier League trips to Anfield as their last win on the road occurred back in September 1999.