It’s a Premier League classic between Everton and Liverpool. We preview this Merseyside Derby clash which Liverpool can take another step towards the title.
Who is playing?
Everton vs Liverpool
What competition is it?
Premier League Matchweek 30
What time is Everton vs Liverpool?
19:00 GMT, Sunday 21st June 2020
Where do Everton play?
Goodison Park, Liverpool
Where can I watch Everton vs Liverpool?
Sky Sports Main Event / Sky Sports Premier League
Thoughts on Everton vs Liverpool
A big clash is ahead of us as Everton host leaders Liverpool in an upcoming thrilling match. Merseyside derby is one of the most explosive events in the Premier League. With the teams’ deep-rooted rivalry it’s expected to see things get heated on the field this Sunday. There is a humongous 45 point difference between both sides. This only confirms Liverpool’s predominance over the rest of the top-flight teams and their righteous 1st place this season.
It has been quite a time since both sides have confronted each other on the field. On 5th January has been the last time they played the Merseyside derby. The Reds in this match have won 1-0, despite playing with reserves team when The Toffees playing with their go-to starting eleven. Not only The Toffees have embarrassed themselves but also haven’t won the derby since 2010. With their fragile form and Liverpool’s dominance, it’s unlikely to see them stop their rivals’ unbeatable H2H record.
Everton still mediocre after the Premier League suspension?
12th place for The Toffees is no near something to celebrate. Moreover, the defeat in this one could see them get closer to the relegation zone as now they are sitting 10 points above it. However, the team is not that far away from the European Cup qualification zone either. It’s fair to say Everton is a perfect representation of a mid-table team this season. Now it’s in their hands to decide which edge will they get closer to.
Mediocrity is the best description of Everton’s 19/20 Premier League campaign so far. In other words, the team isn’t stunning nor devastating this season. The Toffees are also very unpredictable. They won 3-1 with 4th Chelsea but also lost 0-2 with 20th Norwich. Statistically, they are performing way better at Goodison Park with not so bad 1.79 PPG and approximately 1.1 goals conceded per game. With scoring, yet again the team is very mediocre with 37 goals in 29 matches so far. Just when the team seemed to be on a wonderful run, undefeated in five matches, it has challenged them with three very tough fixtures against the ‘Big Six’ and fourth to come this Sunday against Liverpool.
Liverpool going for the awaited Premier League title.
It has been 30 years for Liverpool since they lifted the league trophy. The long-awaited moment seems to become true soon, possibly even sooner than we think. The Reds might become Champions If they secure a win against The Toffees this Sunday. In order for that to happen sitting in 2nd, Man City will need to lose against Burnley on their turf on 22nd June.
Liverpool since the Premier League inception in 1992 is the only club out of the famous ‘Big Four’ to not become the champions. Most definitely this will change soon thanks to remarkable work the team has done this season. They have scored astronomical 66 goals (second-most) and conceded only 21, which is the very lowest among the clubs in 29 matches played so far. What stuns us, Premier League fans, the most is their 2.83 PPG. The team has drawn and lost only once when winning in the remaining 27 matches so far. The Reds have a huge chance to break a Premier League record held by Manchester City set in 2018. The Pep’s side has produced 100 points in one season which is the highest in the English top-flight history so far.
Everton recent matches:
- Chelsea (a) 4-0 defeat
- Manchester United (h) 1-1 draw
- Arsenal (a) 3-2 defeat
- Newcastle (h) 3-1 win
- Watford (a) 2-3 win
Liverpool recent matches:
- Atletico Madrid (h) 2-3 defeat
- Bournemouth (h) 2-1 win
- Chelsea (a) 2-0 defeat
- Watford (a) 3-0 defeat
- West Ham United (h) 3-2 win
Everton top scorers:
- Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Forward) – 13 Premier League goals
- Richarlison (Forward) – 10 Premier League goals
Liverpool top scorers:
- Mo Salah (Forward) – 16 Premier League goals
- Sadio Mane (Forward) – 14 Premier League goals
|5th January 2020||LIV 1-0 EVE||FA Cup|
|4th December 2019||LIV 5-2 EVE||Premier League|
|3rd March 2019||EVE 0-0 LIV||Premier League|
|2nd December 2018||LIV 1-0 EVE||Premier League|
|7th April 2018||EVE 0-0 LIV||Premier League|
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