Match Today: Liverpool vs Everton 03-09-2022 in the English Premier League
Liverpool will hope to continue their climb up the Premier League standings when they face Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday. Matches have begun to sway rapidly in England as the sixth round of the 2022/23 Premier League season is set to begin less than 48 hours after the previous round ended. of matches. The action begins with the Merseyside derby, as Everton prepares to face host Liverpool at Goodison Park at lunchtime on Saturday.
The ghosts of the 2021/22 season have arrived early in Everton this season, having yet to score their first win of the 2022/23 season. Everton started with back-to-back defeats against Chelsea and Aston Villa but found some stability to proceed to four games unbeaten. Frank Lampard's problem is that his players are struggling to keep clean sheets and score goals, as their streak of results has left them 17th in the standings.
Liverpool vs Everton
On the other hand, Liverpool may be starting to recover from a slow start to the 2022/23 season that saw them snatch just two points from their opening three matches but consecutive wins in five days helped the Reds climb to sixth in the Premier League table, and leaders Arsenal are seven points ahead. Frank Lampard does not have any new injury concerns hampering his preparations ahead of his visit to Liverpool.
On Saturday, the Everton manager will be denied the services of six first-team players. But there is some good news, as Lampard will have at his disposal Idrissa Joy and James Garner after the duo arrive at the deadline. Anthony Gordon, whose dream of moving to Chelsea did not materialize last summer, and Dwight McNeill should line up on both sides, with Demarie Gray being Lampard's backup offensive option. Amadou Onana and Alex Iwobi, who has found a new lease on life at Everton as a midfielder.
Everton vs Liverpool
Everton have won just one of their last 23 Premier League games for Liverpool 2-0 at Anfield in February 2021 under Carlo Ancelotti. The Reds have not lost in their last 11 Premier League away games against Everton since a 2-0 loss in October 2010. After winning 4-1 in that exact match last season they are looking for back-to-back games. Wins at Goodison Park for the first time since a streak of three wins between 2007 and 2009. Only Chelsea and Manchester United ended in more draws than Everton and Liverpool in Premier League history, while the Merseyside derby saw more red cards than any other game 22. Liverpool have yet to win On the road in the Premier League this season having won seven of their last eight road games in 2021/22.
They haven't failed to win any of their first three away games in a season since 2010/11's first four under Roy Hodgson. Unlike his Everton dugout counterpart, Jurgen Klopp received a mixed bag of updates on the team news front ahead of the short trip to Goodison Park. The Liverpool coach is supposed to be without nine first-team players on Saturday. But Klopp may have a deadline to sign Arthur Melo at his disposal against Everton. Jordan Henderson is another absent visitor as the Liverpool captain sustained a hamstring injury earlier this week against Newcastle United.