Everton vs Liverpool
English Premier League
Date: 3 September 2022, Saturday
Kick-off at 12:30 UK / 13:30 CET
Venue: Goodison Park (Liverpool).
Liverpool will play Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday in an attempt to keep moving up the Premier League standings.
With Gameweek 6 of the 2022–23 Premier League season beginning less than 48 hours after the conclusion of the previous round of games, the games are beginning to come thick and fast in England.
The Merseyside derby will kick off the weekend’s events at Goodison Park on Saturday at noon, with Everton set to host Liverpool.
Everton has already experienced the ghosts of the 2021/22 season because they have yet to record their first victory in the 2022/23 season.
After back-to-back losses to Chelsea and Aston Villa, the Toffees rediscovered some consistency and started a four-game unbeaten streak.
Frank Lampard’s team is having trouble scoring goals and keeping clean sheets, which has caused them to drop to 17th place in the standings.
On the other side, Liverpool may have begun to bounce back from a sluggish start to the 2022–23 season, when they only managed to pick up two points from their first three games.
But with table-toppers Arsenal seven points ahead, back-to-back victories in five days have helped the Reds move up to sixth in the Premier League standings.
Mohamed Salah scored a game-winning brace as Liverpool defeated Everton 4-1 in the similar matchup last season.
The dilta examines the encounter in more detail before the most recent meeting between the two parties.
Everton vs Liverpool Head to head :
- Liverpool bagged six goals past Everton in two easy wins in the previous term’s clashes.
- However, it is worth noting that three of the last five Merseyside derbies ended without a winner.
- Both teams were on target in just two of the last six head to head outings.
Everton vs Liverpool Prediction :
Liverpool may have had back-to-back victories in the previous week, but against Newcastle United, they lacked fluidity.
The Reds won’t have it easy at Goodison Park since Everton isn’t as leaky at the back as they were last year; they’ll need to create openings via individual brilliance.
On the other hand, if newly acquired Neal Maupay is in his element, Liverpool’s defensive weaknesses could present Everton with a window of opportunity.
Liverpool should, however, possess sufficient talent to secure three points and advance to the top four. Jurgen Klopp and his team are expected to win 2-1, according to The Hard Tackle.
Everton 1-3 Liverpool
Everton vs Liverpool Team News :
Jordan Henderson, the captain of Liverpool, left the game against Newcastle hobbling due to a hamstring problem.
Although the extent of the issue has not yet been determined, it was judged significant enough for Liverpool to borrow Juventus’ Arthur Melo on transfer deadline day.
At Goodison Park, neither Henderson nor Arthur will play because the latter is not anticipated to acquire his international clearance in time for the derby.
Due to the continued absence of Thiago Alcantara, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, and Naby Keita, Klopp’s midfield choices are even more constrained than they were previously.
Following a three-match suspension, Darwin Nunez will be available for Liverpool. However, with Roberto Firmino in excellent form and the intense atmosphere of a derby, Klopp may decide to sideline his star summer acquisition.
Diogo Jota, who is getting closer to returning from injury, has a remote chance of participating in some form, but Ibrahima Konate, Calvin Ramsay, and Caoimhin Kelleher are all still injured.
However, Joel Matip and Curtis Jones, who were both on the bench during midweek, might participate this weekend.
Harvey Elliott is also anticipated to keep his spot after being hailed by Klopp as the “best player on the park” during the Newcastle victory, so Carvalho will be hoping that his late-week heroics are enough to secure him a starting position.
Three of Mohamed Salah’s goals against Everton have occurred at Goodison Park. If he scores again this weekend, he would tie Michael Owen for the most away goals in the Premier League versus Everton.
The Toffees also have injury issues, so this game will come too soon for Calvert-Lewin to recover from a knee condition.
Even though Lampard was able to add a few players on the final day of the transfer window, Yerry Mina, Ben Godfrey, Abdoulaye Doucoure, Mason Holgate, and Andros Townsend are still out.
Idrissa Gueye, who joined the team from Paris Saint-Germain, and James Garner, who came for £15 million from Manchester United, might both make their debuts if the necessary paperwork is filed in a timely manner.
Neal Maupay’s paperwork prevented him from making his club debut during the midweek draw at Leeds, but this weekend, more than a week after joining from Brighton & Hove Albion, he may finally make his debut.
Everton possible starting lineup:
Pickford; Patterson, Coady, Tarkowski, Mykolenko; McNeil, Davies, Onana, Iwobi, Gordon; Maupay
Liverpool possible starting lineup:
Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Elliott, Fabinho, Carvalho; Salah, Firmino, Diaz