Everton vs. Liverpool: Premier League – Match Preview

The first Merseyside derby of the season takes place on Saturday as winless Everton entertain Liverpool.

Everton recorded a third consecutive 1-1 draw on Tuesday evening after they were held away at Leeds United.

Anthony Gordon’s opening goal was cancelled out by a first Leeds goal for Luis Sinisterra.

Liverpool recovered from a goal down to beat Newcastle United, with Fabio Carvalho scoring a 98th minute winner.

Newcastle debutant Alexander Isak gave the visitors a surprise lead, before Roberto Firmino continued his fine form with the equaliser.

Premier League form: Everton W0 D3 L2; Liverpool W2 D2 L1
Premier League top scorers
Everton – Anthony Gordon 2 goals
Liverpool – Luis Diaz & Roberto Firmino 3 goals

Match history
Liverpool won both meetings last season, including an easy 4-1 win at Goodison Park.

Everton have a horrific recent record against their biggest rivals, with just one win in their last 26 matches.

Last five Premier League meetings
Liverpool 2 Everton 0 – 24/04/22
Everton 1 Liverpool 4 – 01/12/21
Liverpool 0 Everton 2 – 20/02/21
Everton 2 Liverpool 2 – 17/10/20
Everton 0 Liverpool 0 – 21/06/20

Team news
Neal Maupay should make an Everton squad for the first time having joined from Brighton; however he will probably debut off the bench.

Ben Godfrey remains out, meaning Everton will continue with a back four here.

Diogo Jota is back in training and could make a first squad of the season.

Good chance won’t see any alterations from the Newcastle win; however Carvalho is putting himself in contention to start.

Expected starting XI’s
Everton (4-3-3): Pickford; Patterson, Coady, Tarkowski, Mykolenko; Onana, Davies, Iwobi; McNeil, Gordon, Gray

Liverpool (4-3-3): Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Elliott, Henderson; Salah, Firmino, Diaz


Result: Liverpool
Back to back wins for Liverpool and their record against Everton in recent years is incredible

Correct Score: 0-3
Liverpool scored four at Goodison Park last year and might run that total close on Saturday

Anytime Goalscorer: Mohamed Salah
Four goals in seven games against the Toffees for Salah

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