After an indifferent run saw Jurgen Klopp’s side win only three of nine fixtures in all competitions, they exploded back into life on Wednesday with a 5-0 win over Watford.
Everton, meanwhile, bounced back from three successive losses by thumping Cardiff 3-0 in south Wales, though the form of Marco Silva’s men remains patchy.
Position Everton players
Goalkeepers Pickford, Stekelenburg
Defenders Coleman, Keane, Digne, Mina, Baines, Kenny, Jagielka, Galloway, Zouma
Midfielders Gueye, Gomes, Lookman, Sigurdsson, Bernard, Davies, McCarthy, Schneiderlin, Baningime
Forwards Richarlison, Tosun, Walcott, Calvert-Lewin
Kurt Zouma returns following his ban for the hosts, replacing Phil Jagielka at the back, while Bernard gets the nod over Richarlison as Marco Silva makes just two changes.
Confirmed Everton starting XI: Pickford, Coleman, Zouma, Keane, Digne, Schneiderlin, Gueye, Sigurdsson, Richarlison, Walcott, Calvert-Lewin.
Position Liverpool squad
Goalkeepers Alisson, Mignolet, Kelleher
Defenders Van Dijk, Lovren, Gomez, Moreno, Robertson, Matip, Alexander-Arnold, Hoever
Midfielders Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Milner, Keita, Henderson, Lallana, Jones, Camacho, Christie- Davies, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Woodburn
Forwards Firmino, Mane, Salah, Sturridge, Shaqiri, Origi
Liverpool make just the one change with Jordan Henderson replacing James Milner in midfield for the visitors.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Joe Gomez and Dejan Lovren remain missing for Jurgen Klopp, but Roberto Firmino is back on the bench.
Confirmed Liverpool starting XI: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum; Mane, Salah, Origi.
Betting & Match Odds
Everton are 5/1 outsiders to win at bet365 . Liverpool are strong 8/13 to build on their midweek victory with another win. A draw can be backed at 16/5. SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW ⬇⬇⬇