Confirmed: Everton v Liverpool lineups

Fans at Goodison Park

Here is how Everton and Liverpool will line up for this afternoon’s match:

Everton welcome Liverpool to Goodison Park for Saturday’s late kick-off in the Premier League.

We have already seen an outstanding North London derby and now it is time to see if the Merseyside derby can repeat or possibly even outdo the heady scenes at White Hart Lane.

Liverpool are currently 12 points clear of Everton in the Premier League and the Toffees will not want to see that gap lengthen to 15. But the way the Reds have been playing in 2015, manager Brendan Rodgers will be quietly confident.

That said, the old cliché about form going out the window is as appropriate as ever and Everton boss Roberto Martinez will have his side fired up for this encounter.

With just one win from their last seven home league matches against Liverpool, Everton will need to up their game, while the Reds’ recent undefeated streak will be tested over the next few hours.

Everton lineup

Starting:

  • Joel Robles
  • Seamus Coleman
  • Phil Jagielka
  • Bryan Oviedo
  • John Stones
  • Gareth Barry
  • Muhamed Besic
  • James McCarthy
  • Kevin Mirallas
  • Romelu Lukaku
  • Steven Naismith

Substitutes: Russell Griffiths, Antolin Alcaraz, Tyias Browning, Ross Barkley, Darron Gibson, Aaron Lennon, Arouna Koné.

Liverpool lineup

Starting:

  • Simon Mignolet
  • Alberto Moreno
  • Mamadou Sakho
  • Martin Skrtel
  • Emre Can
  • Philippe Coutinho
  • Steven Gerrard
  • Jordan Henderson
  • Jordon Ibe
  • Lucas Leiva
  • Raheem Sterling

Substitutes: Danny Ward, Glen Johnson, Dejan Lovren, Joe Allen, Rickie Lambert, Lazar Markovic, Daniel Sturridge.

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