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Everton vs Liverpool: Premier League preview

Jurgen Klopp’s side overcame a stubborn Newcastle United on Wednesday and could perhaps use the late euphoria of the win to really set their season alight, all at the expense of their rivals no less.

Such are the standards set by Manchester City, the number of dropped points already will be of huge concern to Klopp, albeit with the caveat that this still an embryonic stage of the season.

Liverpool boast a fantastic record in Merseyside derbies of late and could pile more misery on Frank Lampard, whose side remain winless in the Premier League thus far.

Here’s all you need to know.

Date, kick-off time and venue

The Premier League game is scheduled for a 12.30pm kick-off time on Saturday September 3rd, 2022.

Goodison Park in Liverpool will host.

Where to watch Everton vs Liverpool

TV channel: The game will be broadcast on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate.

Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the game via the BT Sport App.

LIVE coverage: Follow all of the action with Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog.

Everton vs Liverpool team news

With Anthony Gordon staying at Everton despite interest from Chelsea, the England U21 international seems all but certain to lead the line for the home side. Neal Maupay, meanwhile, could make his debut for the club along with fellow new faces Idrissa Gueye and James Garner.

Yerry Mina, Andros Townsend, Ben Godfrey, Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Abdoulaye Doucoure are injured.

For Liverpool, Darwin Nunez could return having served his three-match suspension. Jordan Henderson, however, will miss out having picked up a hamstring injury in the win over Newcastle.

Diogo Jota could make his return to the squad after returning to training, although new signing Arthur Melo has not yet had his international clearance.

Everton vs Liverpool prediction

Neither side have been at their best this season, but Liverpool certainly have the quality to overcome Lampard’s side.

Liverpool to win 2-0.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Everton wins: 83

Draws: 85

Liverpool wins: 123

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