Liverpool and Everton face in Anfield, in a match for the 15th round of the Premier League. The history of direct confrontations disputed in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 5 matches won 4 and drew 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium, on 02-12- 2018, for the Premier League, Liverpool won by (1‑0). D. Origi (90 ‘) scored the only goal of the match. Particular attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams have significantly different results at home and abroad.
After 13 wins and 1 draw, the home team is currently in 1st position, with 40 points won. In their last match, they won at Brighton & Hove Albion at home by (2‑1), after in the previous match they won by (1-2) outside, in a match against Crystal Palace. This is a team that curiously has been stronger as a visitor than in their home games, since in the last 30 matches they have recorded 12 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss in his stadium.
In this competition, he won the last 7 home games and did not lose any of the last 14 he played. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 9 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 games for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 25 of their last 34 matches have ended with Over 2.5 goals. In 14 games played in this competition, he got the comeback in 3 of the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Liverpool arrive at this motivated match, after a 2-1 victory at home, against Brighton: van Dijk scored twice in the first half, allowing his team to win all three points. The home team generally acts in a tactical system in 4-3-3, in which the three most advanced men are Firmino, Mané and Salah. One of Liverpool’s greatest strengths is the way he manages to take advantage of the goal opportunities he manages to create. The coach of Jurgen Klopp cannot count on Fabinho, Matip and Clyne, delivered to the medical department. Keep in mind that Alisson will be absent due to suspension.
After 4 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses, the visiting team is currently in 17th position, with 14 points won. In their last game, they lost with Leicester City out by (2‑1), after in the previous match they lost at home, in a match against Norwich City, by (0‑2). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 4 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 16 goals scored and 17 suffered; against 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in his stadium, with 20 goals scored and 15 suffered. In his last 7 away matches for the championship, Everton records 1 win, 1 draw and 5 losses, so he won 4 points in 21 possible. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 9 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 14 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 8 times and never got the comeback. In the last 12 home games for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he suffered 5 of his 14 goals between minutes (61′-75 ‘).
Everton arrives demotivated to this match, after a defeat as a visitor, 2-1, against Leicester. One of the great strengths of the visiting team is the capacity it demonstrates in a disadvantageous situation, since most of the time it manages to give a good response. Everton has some difficulties in aerial football, given the short stature of its players. The visiting team is expected to play in a 4-3-3, in which the three most advanced pieces are Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin and Iwobi. The Everton coach should not be able to count on Coleman, André Gomes and Gbamin, delivered to the medical department.