Liverpool will have the chance to finish second at Christmas should they beat rivals Everton in the Merseyside derby this evening.
Jurgen Klopp’s lost out on second place over the weekend following Manchester City’s 2-1 win over Arsenal, but victory at Goodison Park tonight would leapfrog them back above Pep Guardiola’s side.
The Reds go into the game off the back of a 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough in midweek, their first win of December, while Everton beat Arsenal 2-1 at home in their last Premier League outing.
It is sure to be a tough test for Liverpool, whose manager Klopp will be experiencing an away Merseyside derby for the first time since taking over at Anfield 14 months ago.
The Reds won 4-0 at home in the last derby, but it is sure to be a tougher test against the Toffees this evening given their excellent victory over Arsenal last time out.
Nonetheless, Liverpool will go into it as favourites given they are third in the Premier League, 11 points ahead of Ronald Koeman’s side, having won ten of their 16 league matches thus far.
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