Liverpool vs Everton in the Merseyside derby this Saturday, aiming to recover from two consecutive winless matches.
Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool vs Everton experienced a last-minute defeat at the hands of Tottenham, with VAR-related controversies adding to their woes. They also managed only a 2-2 draw against Brighton in their last game before the international break.
The Reds have encountered issues in midfield and defense this season, conceding nine goals in their first eight matches. However, their attack remains potent, having scored 18 goals.
On the other hand, Everton has struggled near the bottom of the table this season, narrowly avoiding relegation in the previous campaign with just two wins.
Here’s what you need to know about the upcoming fixture and the latest betting tips:
Match Date and Time:
Liverpool hosts Everton in the Premier League on Saturday, October 20, with a kickoff scheduled for 12:30 PM BST.
How to Watch:
The Merseyside derby will be broadcast live in the UK on TNT Sports, with coverage starting at 11 AM BST. You can access the match on the TNT Sports player for online viewing.
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Liverpool could see the return of Cody Gakpo, who missed the last two matches due to a knee injury suffered in the defeat to Spurs. Additionally, Diogo Jota is available for selection.
Despite their recent international duties in World Cup qualifying matches, Alexis Mac Allister, Darwin Nunez, Luis Diaz, and Alisson Becker are all expected to feature. However, Liverpool will be without Andy Robertsondue due to a shoulder injury he picked up while representing Scotland on international duty. with Scotland, with Kostas Tsimikas likely to take his place.
For Everton, Idrissa Gueye may return, and Dominic Calvert-Lewin is fit to lead the attack for the visitors.
Liverpool XI: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Tsimikas, Mac Allister, Szoboszlai, Gravenberch, Diaz, Jota, Salah
Everton XI: Pickford, Young, Tarkowski, Branthwaite, Mykolenko, Harrison, Garner, Onana, McNeil, Doucoure, Calvert-Lewin
- Liverpool: 1/3
- Draw: 9/2
- Everton: 15/2
Expect a typical high-intensity derby with robust tackles and plenty of energy. Still, Liverpool is likely to come out on top. The prediction is a 2-1 victory for Liverpool.