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Everton at Liverpool: Starting Lineups & How to Watch

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Toffees go across Stanley Park looking to end unfortunate streak

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Aerial Views Of Anfield As Football Remains Suspended Due To Coronavirus Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Lineups

Everton

Not sure how the Blues are going to line up here, though it suspiciously looks like a three-man backline with Seamus Coleman and Lucas Digne as wingbacks.

Liverpool

The Reds have gone with their best available lineup it looks like.

Preview

Everton have now lost two league games in a row and will be looking to stop that streak first and foremost today at Liverpool, but there remains an even longer barren run that they will be looking to end as well, not having won at Anfield since 1999.

Form has seemingly not mattered whenever the Merseyside Derby has come around, especially so in this millenium when we’ve seen the Toffees contrive to fail to beat some truly awful Reds sides.

And as much as Carlo Ancelotti may insist that there is no mental block for the Blues when this fixture rolls around twice or more every season, the way the players conduct themselves on the pitch seems to indicate otherwise.

Liverpool find themselves in a strange place by their own standards, with their title defence lying in tatters and their home form going the way of Everton’s with fans not allowed into the stadiums. Injuries have played their part for both sides this season, and today’s hosts have struggled to cope despite a deeper squad than the Blues.

Without the fervent roar of supporters in the stands temperatures might not rise to a boiling point, but as the first leg of this fixture showed, no player is going to hold back from making a questionable tackle or a dodgy nibble.

Match Details

Competition: Premier League Matchday 24

Date and start time: Saturday, February 20th at 9:30 a.m. PT / 12:30 p.m ET / 5:30 p.m. BST

Stadium: Anfield, Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

Capacity: 53,394 [Behind closed doors]

Weather: 54°F/12°C, light rain, 44% chance of precipitation, 24 mph winds

How to Watch/Listen

TV: NBC, Universo - United States; Sky Ultra HD, Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League - United Kingdom; DAZN - Canada, beIN Sports HD 1 & 2, SuperSport Premier League ROA, SuperSport Maximo, RMC Sport 1, Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique, Star Sports Select 1

Radio: evertontv, TalkSport Radio UK, SiriusXM FC

Live stream: Fubo, NBC Sports App, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo, Universo Now, Sky GO Extra, ESPN Play Sur, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, DStv Now, RUSH, Hotstar VIP

Gamethread: Note, there will be no live blog for this game today.

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Information from LiveSoccerTV.com

Last Meeting

It was a bad-tempered affair - to no one’s suprise - at Goodison Park earlier on this season, with Everton coming off on the favourable end of a couple of refereeing decisions in a 2-2 draw that has had the Liverpool manager, player and fans still steaming months later.

The last time the Blues went to Anfield last season was in the Third Round of the FA Cup with the hosts fielding a weakened side due to European commitments. Despite Ancelotti being in charge, the Blues were mostly subdued and lost 1-0 to crash out of the competition. The last time the Blues played at Anfield in the league was mark the end of the Marco Silva tenure at Everton in a 5-2 loss.