Another Epic Merseyside Derby Awaits

Mario Balotelli is still yet to score for the Reds. Image courtesy of bleacherreport.com



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Liverpool v Everton


Anfield


Saturday August 27–   9:45pm (AEST)

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The first Merseyside derby of the season kicks off Round 6 of the EPL on Saturday night (AEST) as Liverpool  host Everton  at Anfield.

The Reds were shocked last time out, going down 3-1  to West Ham in London. The loss saw them drop down to 11th on the EPL ladder with just two wins to their name after their opening five matches. New signing Mario Balotelli is yet to open his account in the league, however he’s among the favourites to fire in the first goal on Saturday night at .     

The Toffees find themselves three places behind Liverpool in 14th on the table, and they’ve been one of the disappointing sides in the early stages of the new campaign. Roberto Martinez’s men threw away a lead to Crystal Palace at home last week to eventually stumble to a 3-2  defeat. The defence has been Everton’s Achilles heel this season, a surprising fact considering their strength last year.

Liverpool are clear favourites to get the business done at home, but you just never know with a derby. Liverpool and Everton have produced an average of 3.9 goals per game this season, and punters fancy Saturday’s match will again produce three goals or more .    

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