Liverpool V Everton: Amidst the fierce rivalry between the Merseyside clubs we will list out three players who can change the game.
With the midweek games just a day away, we are set to witness the first Merseyside derby of the Premier League season, as Everton will visit the Anfield on Wednesday in the 15th game-week of the Premier League.
This particular fixture provides a lot of intensity and entertainment, with a set of passionate of fans and players involved in this historical derby. Although, on the current form, both teams are pole apart.
On one side, Liverpool’s current squad is being regarded as the best team in the world. The Reds won the Champions League in the most dramatic fashion and imprinted their dominance in Europe.
Presently, Liverpool is at the top of the league with 8 points clear against 2nd placed Leicester City. Jurgen Klopp’s men are yet to lose a game in the Premier League and this is certainly Liverpool’s best shot at the title.
Meanwhile, Everton is at its lowest after a very long while. The Toffees are standing at the 17th position in the table and are only 2 points above the relegation zone. Everton’s manager Marco Silva is facing a potential sacking, seeing his team’s current condition.
Nevertheless, an exciting fixture ahead, Liverpool would be looking for a win amidst mounting pressure from Leicester City with their winning streak. Let’s look at the 3 players who can change the game on their own.
1. Sadio Mane
Mane is the most in-form Liverpool player at the moment right now. The Senegalese International has scored 8 goals and 2 assists in the 14 games he has played in the Premier League.
His late minute goals have helped the Reds dropping points in the title race, which eventually inspired Liverpool to have a huge lead over the rest of the teams in the table.
With Mohamed Salah bit out of form, Mane is now performing as the primary goal scorer at the club. Moreover, Mane’s role in Liverpool is now ever-growing.
Thus, it is sure that Mane will be the biggest factor in the match against Everton, as his grit to win the matches for Liverpool will be required in this particular fixture.