Everton vs Liverpool | Match Preview

Everton vs Liverpool | Match Preview

The Merseyside Derby headlines the Premier League weekend on Sunday, with bragging rights up for grabs in what will be a huge occasion. Liverpool are competing for the league title, which means there is an opportunity for those bragging rights to be even sweeter for Everton supporters, as they can derail their rivals' title bid. Given the recent results of this fixture, that seems unlikely. The Toffees haven't tasted victory in this fixture since 2010, in what is a very …
Everton Vs Liverpool Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Everton Vs Liverpool Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Generally, a Merseyside derby is a marquee event in the Premier League calendar, at least for the fans of the two teams. But this season, from Liverpool’s perspective it feels more like an ill-timed intermission in an engrossing film that the Champions League quarter finals promise to be. From Everton’s point of view, the season is more or less over, as even the bragging rights of finishing above the Reds are beyond their reach. But, that does not mean that …
Liverpool vs Everton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool vs Everton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

On April 20th, Everton make the journey to Anfield to take on rivals Liverpool.  The 226th edition of the Merseyside Derby will take place between two teams that have underachieved in the league, but have done well in other competitions.  Everton are sitting 11th in the league with just 41 points from 33 games, but they'll be at Wembley on Saturday for a semi final match up with Manchester United in the FA Cup.  Liverpool are sitting 8th with 51 …
Everton v Liverpool - Betting Preview

Everton v Liverpool - Betting Preview

How Liverpool Will Line-Up in the Merseyside Derby

How Liverpool Will Line-Up in the Merseyside Derby

Liverpool will be aiming for victory against their neighbours from across Stanley Park this Saturday at Anfield. Both teams are coming off a disappointing loss in the league last weekend, while also dealing with fixture congestion from both Europe and the League Cup. Injuries Several players’ injury status is up in the air at this point so predicting a starting 11 will be difficult. Daniel Sturridge may well feature for the Reds on Saturday, but it’s likely to be off …
Liverpool 4-0 Everton | Post-Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Liverpool 4-0 Everton | Post-Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Liverpool produced a thrilling counter-attacking display on home turf to crush an Everton side who retained possession well, threatened throughout, and didn't actually do too much wrong. The three first half goals effectively won Liverpool the game, while Suarez clinching the fourth completely killed off any hope for the Toffees - however it was still a hotly disputed contest until the final whistle. Liverpool Despite Liverpool's star-studded attacking set-up, the defensive line-up will not have filled the fans with optimism …
Player Performance Analysis | Simon Mignolet Vs Everton

Player Performance Analysis | Simon Mignolet Vs Everton

There are a number of stand-out fixtures during a season which fans look out for, including the big head-to-heads and in this case, a huge local derby. The intense build-up before the game only increases the expectations and sometimes they don’t quite live up to its billing, but I can safely say this Merseyside derby will be remembered as one the games of the season. Fans from both sets of teams, including myself, had to catch their breath after the …
Player Performance Analysis | Ross Barkley Vs Liverpool

Player Performance Analysis | Ross Barkley Vs Liverpool

Although conceding a late equaliser against your biggest rivals is a bitter pill to swallow, Evertonians couldn’t afford to be too downhearted at the conclusion of their enthralling 3-3 draw with Liverpool on Saturday because, nevertheless, they had just witnessed the greatest attacking performance in a Merseyside derby from the Toffees for several years. Martínez consistently signed off his programme notes at Wigan Athletic with the Spanish expression ‘sin miedo’ meaning ‘without fear’ and that was exactly how his side …
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