Merseyside Derby

The Premier League restarts with the Merseyside Derby for Everton and Liverpool. The grudge match won’t mean much in terms of their position in the league for Liverpool, but a derby win against your neighbor is always something to get hyped about. Everton need points on the board, so they shouldn’t be looking at anything else but a win. Bet on the game here with unique Build & Bet and Live Scoring options that you can only find at Bet on Alfa. Also, don’t forget to take advantage of Bet on Alfa’s Cash Out option.

Below are some stats from Opta to help you make your betting decisions:

  • Everton are winless in 18 Premier League meetings with Liverpool (D10 L8) since a 2-0 win
    back in October 2010 at Goodison Park.
  • Six of the last seven Premier League meetings between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison
    Park have ended as draws, with Liverpool winning the other 1-0 in December 2016.
  • Everton have failed to score in their last three home league games against Liverpool,
    managing just 19 shots across those games. The Toffees last failed to score in four
    consecutive home games against their rivals back in April 1978 (six in a row).
  • In all competitions, Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 21 games against Everton – only
    against Aston Villa (22 between 1981-1992) have they had a longer such run against an
  • Liverpool’s only previous competitive match played in June was their Champions League
    final victory over Spurs last season. Meanwhile, this will be Everton’s first ever competitive
    match in the month.
  • Everton are winless in three Premier League games (D1 L2), though they are unbeaten in
    seven at Goodison Park (W4 D3) since losing 0-2 against Norwich in November.
  • Liverpool have been behind at some point in each of their last three Premier League
    games, after a run of 15 straight games without trailing. The Reds last went behind in four
    consecutive league games between May-August 2016.
  • Liverpool’s Divock Origi has scored five goals in seven appearances against Everton in all
    competitions, netting a brace in the reverse Premier League fixture at Anfield. The last Reds
    player to score more than once in both Merseyside league derbies in a season was Dick
    Forshaw in 1925-26 (hat-trick at Anfield, two at Goodison).
  • Michael Keane and Richarlison scored Everton’s goals in their 2-5 defeat against Liverpool
    in the reverse fixture. The last Everton player to score home and away against Liverpool in
    the same league season was Andrei Kanchelskis in 1995-96.
  • Just two of Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah’s 16 Premier League goals this season have
    come in away games (12.5%). Of the 204 occasions of a player netting 15+ Premier League
    goals in a full campaign, the only player with a lower ratio of goals scored on the road was
    Cristiano Ronaldo in 2008-09 (11.1% – 2/18).