Champions-elect Liverpool are looking to take a step closer towards the Premier League title when they take the short trip to tackle Everton in an early Sunday evening kick-off at Goodison Park.
The Toffees were put to the sword, succumbing to a heavy 4-0 defeat at at the hands of Chelsea before football was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, while the Reds narrowly overcame Bournemouth 2-1 at Anfield.
Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Injury will see Jean-Philippe Gbamin, who suffered a fresh long-term injury, as well as former Arsenal winger Theo Walcott miss out.
There are also slim chances for Fabian Delph and Yerry Mina to feature, with Carlo Ancelloti confirming that the duo are touch-and-go.
Portuguese international Andre Gomes will play part after fracturing his leg this season against Tottenham Hotspur.
Influential forward Mohamed Salah missed training in midweek, but there has not been an indication yet if he will play part in the tie.
Andrew Robertson, who has also endured a slight problem, is expected to make the trip to Goodison.
Despite suffering two defeats in their last three matches, Liverpool have won 19 of their last 20 Premier League matches.
Jurgen Klopp’s charges also boast an impressive record against the Toffees, and are undefeated in their last 21 matches against them in all competitions.
Though they have drawn the last six of their seven matches against Liverpool at home, Ancellotti’s charges will draw inspiration from the fact that they are also undefeated in their last seven home matches in the Premier League.