Merseyside Derby Adds Extra Spice to Festive Fixtures

One of the most highly anticipated Premier League fixtures comes to Goodison Park on Monday. Liverpool will be making the short trip to face their bitter rivals Everton. Football, and in particular the Premier League has changed massively over the past few years – but this local derby has not lost its ability to wet the appetite of football fans. With Liverpool looking to challenge for the title this season this fixture has an added bit of spice to the occasion.

Last season Everton managed a draw at Goodison Park against Liverpool last season, but came unfolded in the reverse fixture losing 4-0. Liverpool were impressive in this fixture and have been playing great football since Jurgen Klopp took charge. Klopp’s attacking style of play has been the main reason Liverpool have been become title contenders in the 2016/17 Premier League season. Everton will be keen to ensure they put in more of a claim to win the match this season and will be looking to make it tough for the Liverpool players to move the ball around. This itself could lead to a feisty affair, will both teams finish the game with 11-men? You can back a red card to be shown at 7/2 with Bet onBrazil.

Leading into this fixture, Liverpool had looked as if they were going to hit a rocky patch going into the festive period. This came about after a surprising 4-3 defeat to Bournemouth and were dealt another set back as West Ham managed to get a draw at Anfield. However, in midweek Klopp’s men were back in fine form against Middlesbrough. Man of the match Adam Lallana bagged in himself two goals and an assist in Liverpool’s 3-0 win. Lallana’s performance is sure to help ease the mind of Liverpool fans that were expecting the worst after Coutinho’s injury.

Liverpool’s free-flowing attractive attacking football will be tested on Monday night against their bitter rivals. Everton will have a spring in their step after their 2-1 win against Arsenal in midweek. Everton have been performing below par this season but showed exactly how they could hurt oppositions when they took the game to Arsenal. They will be looking to do the same to Liverpool today. Liverpool on the other hand will be looking for a quick start to game. A more than positive aspect of play they have achieved this season is scoring an abundance of quality goals. Bet on Brazil is offering 5/1 for Liverpool to 2 or more goals in the first half.

Liverpool are understandably favourites going into the game, priced at 17/20 to get the three points. Everton, who are much less favoured, can be backed at 3/1. Lukaku will be the main threat to Liverpool’s defence, however Origi who scored in midweek has also been in great form for the Reds. Bet on Brazil is offering an enhanced price of 15/2 for both players to score. This is a massive game for both teams and could be an indication for how the rest of the season will pan out. It is sure to be a great game for both sets of fans and neutrals alike. Liverpool fans can also claim 50/1 on Liverpool to win if they go via

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