Merseyside derby: 10 pre-match facts on Everton v Liverpool

StatsMerseyside derby: 10 pre-match facts on Everton v Liverpool

Published 2nd September 2022

Read the best pre-match facts and figures ahead of Saturday's Merseyside derby.

Liverpool make the short trip across Stanley Park for a 12.30pm BST meeting with Everton at Goodison Park in the Premier League. 

Enjoy a statistical preview of the contest below…

This will be the 241st meeting in all competitions – Liverpool have 97 wins, Everton 67. It is the most-played derby in the top division.

In all competitions, the Reds have won more games against Everton at Goodison than they have lost (41 versus 40), while a win will give them the lead in league games at the ground.

Liverpool have now gone 11 games unbeaten at Everton in the league – a club record (three wins, eight draws).

The Reds have scored at least twice in 13 of their last 22 league trips to Goodison.

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Mohamed Salah's next top-flight goal will be his 121st for Liverpool and see him move into eighth place outright on the club's all-time league scorers list. 

James Milner can become the oldest Liverpool scorer in a Merseyside derby. He will be 36 years and 242 days, taking the record from Gary McAllister (36 years and 112 days in 2001). 

Milner could also play the 600th game of his league career.

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Jürgen Klopp's men have lost only one of their last 11 away league fixtures.

Liverpool have scored five stoppage-time winners against Everton in the Premier League era – Divock Origi in December 2018 being the most recent.

Published 2nd September 2022