Our match prediction:
Goodison Park on Sunday the 4th of October in the early afternoon will be the venue for the 225th edition of the Merseyside derby, also known as the Liverpool derby. In 224 confrontations the Toffees managed to win the derby 66 times and Liverpool 88. Both teams are performing very equal to each other in the Premier League with only 1 point difference. Like always this will be a very hectic game. With the home advantage Everton will be the slight favorite in this thriller.
Highlighted Team (Everton):
Everton are one of the two Merseyside giants that were formed back in 1878, with the club holding a long-standing rivalry with Liverpool. Everton have participated in the English top flight for a record 113 seasons, with the team competing in the English second tier in just four camaigns. The Toffees play their home matches at Goodison Park, the stadium that was opened in 1892. Everton have won the national championship nine times, with the team winning their last domestic trophy back in 1987. The Toffees have clinched five FA Cup trophies as well and it has to be noted that a victory over Manchester United in the 1994/1995 FA Cup final helped the team win their last title in the prestigious competition. Everton and Liverpool face each other in the Merseyside derby and the clash between the two local rivals has been called the Merseyside derby since 1955. In the 2015/2016 Premier League campaign Everton were hammered by Liverpool (0-4) at Anfield.