After two weeks of the international break, the Premier League is back in action with the 288th Meyerside Derby. The match schedules for Saturday at the Goodison Park with kickoff at 2:30 pm.
Jurgen Klopp makes their way to Goodison Park after coming off their largest defeat in the Premier League. However, it will be a hard task for Klopp against an in-form Everton side with four wins from their four Premier League starts.
The international break marked an anniversary for Jurgen Klopp with five years in charge at Anfield. It also marked a decade for the Reds ownership by Fenway Sports Group on Thursday. This Saturday will mark a special occasion marking five years since the day Klopp took charge of Liverpool. Saturday marks ten years since the Everton side defeated Reds.
It is a weekend of many twists marking the last win for the Toffees against their Meyerside rivals. The clash will mark a point of motivation for Ancelotti’s men who have been phenomenal in their past league games.
A 7-2 humiliation at the hands of Aston Villa was a shock to the rest of the league. Klopp might have handed the lack of Allisson with an injury or Mane and Thiago as a major boost in the defeat. However, it remains a hard task for Klopp to take on an in-form side without any loss so far in the league.
Everton vs. Liverpool Head to Head
Both sides have 34 games against each other with Liverpool taking home 17 wins while Everton with three wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Everton 4-2 Brighton
Everton 4-1 West Ham
Crystal Palace 1-2 Everton
Fleetwood Town 2-5 Everton
Everton 5-2 West Brom
Aston Villa 7-2 Liverpool
Liverpool 0-0 Arsenal
Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal
Lincoln City 2-7 Liverpool
Chelsea 0-2 Liverpool
Everton Team News
Calvin Lewin currently holds the record for top scorer across all Europe’s top five leagues. He continued his scoring form during his international duty with England after his first call-up. Injury boosts ahead of the match includes Andre Gomez and Seamus Coleman.
Liverpool Team News
Klopp receives a major boost ahead of their trip with the return of Thiago Alcantara and Sadio Mane in the starting XI. After a false coronavirus test, Xherdan Sahqiri is back in contention for selection. Naby Keita recently tested positive for coronavirus and will remain in self-isolation.
Prediction and Odds
We expect an intense battle this Saturday in the derby with the match going both ways given their recent forms.
Both Teams to Score
Lewin to Score