Everton vs Liverpool Prediction: Potential Scoreline and Current Form

As the anticipation builds for another fiery Merseyside derby, Liverpool fans have good reason to approach Wednesday night's clash with a spring in their step.

Fresh off a dominant 3-1 victory over Fulham, the Reds look poised to extend their impressive scoring run as they gear up to face an Everton side battling relegation fears.

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Everton vs Liverpool Prediction: Current Form

Everton's Current Form

Sean Dyche Everton manager

21st April 2024 Goodison Park, Liverpool, England Premier League Football, Everton versus Nottingham Forest Everton manager Sean Dyche reacts

Everton's recent performance in the Premier League paints a picture of a team battling hard to escape the relegation zone. They secured a vital 2-0 victory against Nottingham Forest, a match highlighted by Idrissa Gueye and Dwight McNeil's spectacular goals.

However, the controversy following the match, involving accusations against the VAR official from Fores, has somewhat overshadowed their on-field achievements.

This win has provided Everton a five-point cushion above the drop, and they'll be eager to maintain this momentum.

Liverpool's Current Form

Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool vs Atalanta

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp , UEFA Europa League 2023/2024 - Quarter-finals First Leg, Liverpool FC vs Atalanta, Anfield, April 11, 2024, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Liverpool, on the other hand, comes off a strong 3-1 victory over Fulham, displaying clinical efficiency in front of goal.

This win moved the Reds into the second position in the league, although Manchester City holds a game in hand. Liverpool’s away form has been notable, with a scoring streak in Premier League road games that has now extended to 20 matches.

Everton vs Liverpool Prediction: Team News

Everton Team News

Everton vs Chelsea

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Everton will miss several key players due to injuries. Beto suffered a head injury in the last game, while Lewis Dobbin, Dele Alli, and Nathan Patterson are sidelined with various issues.

Seamus Coleman is also a doubt, which could affect the team's defensive setup.

Liverpool Team News

Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool vs Atalanta

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Liverpool’s injury list remains stable with Joel Matip, Ben Doak, Thiago Alcantara, and Conor Bradley all out. However, Klopp had the luxury of rotating his midfield in their last game, which could mean fresh legs for the derby.

Everton vs Liverpool Prediction: Key Players

Everton's Key Players

Dominic Calvert-Lewin

Everton FC v Nottingham Forest - Premier League Dominic Calvert-Lewin is playing for Everton in the Premier League match against Nottingham Forest at Goodison Park in Liverpool, on April 21, 2024. Liverpool Merseyside United Kingdom.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Dwight McNeil will be crucial for Everton. Their ability to create and convert chances could be pivotal in their attempts to break down the Red's backline.

Liverpool's Key Players

Mohamed Salah Liverpool

For Liverpool, Mohamed Salah and Diogo Jota will be instrumental. Salah's potential return to the starting lineup could boost the Reds' attacking threat significantly.

Scoreline Prediction

Considering both teams' current form and historical performances in recent matches, our prediction for this match sees Liverpool taking advantage of Everton's defensive vulnerabilities, especially with Everton's struggle to score in recent derbies. The Reds NEED to win every game now if they've got any chance of catching up to Man City, so they will have to go all out in this derby.

The predicted scoreline is:

  • Everton 1-3 Liverpool

For all of the analysis of Everton vs Liverpool as it happens live, you can check out the Preview and Live Update page for the game over on FootballCritic.

FAQs

  • What time does the match start?
    • The match is scheduled for 8 PM UK time on April 24, 2024.
  • Where is the match being played?
    • The match will take place at Goodison Park.
  • Who are the players to watch?
    • Dominic Calvert-Lewin for Everton and Mohamed Salah for Liverpool.
  • What are the implications of this match?
    • The result could impact Everton's fight against relegation and Liverpool's chase for the league title.
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