The Toffees will host Liverpool in Game week 6 at Goodison Park for the Mersey side derby on Saturday afternoon.
The game is expected to be between an inconsistent Liverpool side who defeated Bournemouth with ease but struggled against rest of the teams, Everton on the other hand have been going through a downfall period since the departure of Carlo Ancelotti who left the club a year ago.
Everton vs Liverpool
Everton’s decline since the Ancelotti’s departure has been significant as they have been fighting for relegation ever since .
Richarlison’s departure was a blow as well, frank lampard’s side this year have been underperforming again as they stand currently 17th in the table. The host are yet to taste victory in this premier league season and have failed to keep a clean sheet scoring only 4 goals . Anthony Gordon as he is the only shining star in this everton side as he is their top scorer with 2 goals in hand and has performed well.
INJURED: Townsend, Calvert Lewin , Ben Godfrey, Mason Holgate, Yerry Mina.
Liverpool definitely hold the upper hand against Everton as the toffees are struggling. Liverpool has had tough times this season but Jurgen Klopp’s side is looking forward to getting back on track with their recent two wins.
Firmino has been in scintillating form since coming back in the side , Sadio Mane’s departure has made the Liverpool attack less clinical but still deadly as they ran a 9 goal riot against the cherries.
Liverpool are currently 6th in the premier league table . Arthur Melo the new signing wont be available for the derby which was stated by Klopp in his press conference. Liverpool’s record is brilliant against their neighbors. Nunez could possibly return too.
INJURED: Thiago, Chamberlain, Konate, Jota , Keita.
Kick off Time:
5:00 pm IST and 12:30 BST on Saturday
Anthony Taylor VAR.
The premier league fixture will be available on Sky sports BT sports and will be live streamed on hotstar.
Prediction : Everton 1 – 3 Liverpool
Jurgen Klopp’s men will try to get their season back on track with the win . The record is also in liverpool’s favor which adds to everton’s struggle in recent times.