Everton will be hosting their long-time rivals Liverpool on Sunday and will be hoping to snatch a victory, but it’s not looking too likely. Liverpool haven’t been doing too well recently but the odds still point to their victory. It’s been a poor run of results for Everton but there may yet be time to turn it around – it just doesn’t look like it’s going to happen here.
Everton vs Liverpool Match Predictions
Despite Liverpool’s run of defeats lately, they’re still odds-on favourites to win. They’ve become notorious of late for having swift attacks and strong offensive capability, and it’s unlikely that they’ll back down on Sunday. Lucas Digne has admitted he thinks his team should be doing better, and the addition of Mina and Zouma to Everton’s side might indicate they feel they can win this bout yet – but we’ll find out on the day.
Everton vs Liverpool Betting Tips
- Total goals over 2.5 – 20/27
Head to Head
- Liverpool have won 119 of the 283 games played between the two teams since 1894.
- The last time Everton beat Liverpool was in 2010, nearly twenty games ago.
- Liverpool’s best victory over Everton in recent years was in 2016, winning with 4-0.
Everton Team News
Phil Jagielka is still new to the team, having only made three appearances so far. Andre Gomes looks likely to be sitting out this match, but Seamus Coleman is back. Due to a foot injury, Yerry Mina looks unlikely to be returning to the team for some time.
Everton starting XI: Jordan Pickford, Michael Keane, Idrissa Gueye, Seamus Coleman, Phil Jagielka, Lucas Digne, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Morgan Schneiderlin, Theo Walcott, Richarlison de Andrade, Dominic Calvert-Lewin
Liverpool Team News
Jurgen Klopp has insisted Roberto Firmino will be fit to play against Everton after sustaining an injury against Manchester United on Wednesday. Dejan Lovren remains absent following a hamstring injury in January. Naby Keita is predicted to play but doubts have been raised following a recent short illness.
Liverpool starting XI: Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah, Georgino Wijnaldum, Naby Keita, Fabio Henrique Tavares, Andrew Robertson, Joel Matip, Virgil van Dijk, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Alisson Ramses Becker