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The Premier League tie at Anfield on Saturday will see hosts Liverpool prepare for the visit of Everton.
Our tips, poll and stats for Liverpool v Everton can all be found here - plus the latest betting odds.
Liverpool will want to continue from where they left off last time out with the 0-2 Champions League victory versus RB Leipzig.
In that game, Liverpool had 53% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. For Liverpool, the goalscorers were Mohamed Salah (53') and Sadio Mané (58'). For their opponents, RB Leipzig had 12 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
It’s not been often in recent games where Liverpool have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that The Reds have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 10 goals on the way.
Analysis of their past results shows that Liverpool:
- have not been beaten in the league by Everton in their last 20 games. It's quite some record.
- haven't beaten Everton in their last 2 matches in the league.
- are without a home win in the past 5 matches in the league. Their fans aren't happy.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Manchester City in Premier League action, Everton and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that game, Everton managed 29% possession and 3 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Everton was Richarlison (37'). Manchester City had 15 shots on goal with 7 on target. Phil Foden (32'), Riyad Mahrez (63') and Bernardo Silva (77') scored for Manchester City.
Demonstrating their predisposition for fruitful matches, we’ve had goals 26 times in the last 6 matches in which Everton have sent out their troops, making it a mean average of 4.33 goals for each meeting. Opposing teams have got 15 of these goals. We will have to find out whether or not that trend can be continued on into this next match.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Everton:
- have not registered a win against Liverpool when they have played them away from home in the previous 20 league matches. An unbelievably poor away record.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A review of their prior head-to-head clashes dating back to 02/12/2018 tells us that Liverpool have won 3 of them and Everton 0, with the number of drawn matches being 3.
In all, 13 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 9 of them for The Reds and 4 for The Toffees. That is an average goals per game value of 2.17.
The previous league game between these clubs was Premier League match day 5 on 17/10/2020 which ended up with the score at Everton 2-2 Liverpool.
In that match, Everton managed 42% possession and 11 shots at goal with 5 on target. Goals were scored by Michael Keane (19') and Dominic Calvert-Lewin (81').
Liverpool got 22 attempts at goal with 8 on target. Sadio Mané (3') and Mohamed Salah (72') scored.
The referee was Michael Oliver.
Team News: Liverpool
Diogo Jota (Bruised Knee), Virgil van Dijk (Ruptured cruciate ligament), Naby Keïta (Ankle Injury), Fabinho (Muscle Injury), Joe Gomez (Patella problems) and Joel Matip (Ankle Injury) will not be able to play for Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp.
Team News: Everton
Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Yerry Mina (Calf Injury), Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Hamstring Injury) and Jean-Philippe Gbamin (Achilles tendon rupture) are those who can’t be considered.
It’s pretty clear that Everton will surely find it tough to get a goal against a Liverpool lineup who will most probably really run this game.
We’re going for a commanding 3-0 winning margin for Liverpool when the referee blows the final whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Anfield (53,394)
Captain: Jordan Henderson
Chairman: Tom Werner
Manager: Jürgen Klopp
Competitions: Premier League position 4, FA Community Shield (Community Shield), Champions League (Last 16)
⭐ Key Man: Roberto Firmino
Usually played in the Striker position, Roberto Firmino was born in Maceió, Brazil. After having made a senior debut playing for Hoffenheim in the 2010 - 2011 season, the goalscoring Forward has hit 6 league goals in the Premier League 2020 - 2021 campaign so far coming from a total of 24 appearances.