Liverpool take on Everton at Anfield, and the latest Merseyside derby was a significant encounter for both teams for very different reasons.
Jurgen Klopp’s side need a win to close the gap to Premier League leaders Manchester City to one point.
Meanwhile, Everton still have a lot of work to do in the battle to avoid relegation – they are currently a point ahead of 18th-placed Burnley and have played a game in hand.
This will be Frank Lampard’s first Merseyside Derby since taking charge of Everton.
The Sporting News is following the match live, providing score updates and commentary below.
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Liverpool vs Everton live score
Goals: LIV – Robertson – 62 (Salah)
LIV – Origi – 85 (Díaz)
Live updates of Liverpool vs. Everton highlights from the Premier League clash
Full time: Liverpool beat Everton 2-0 with goals from Robertson and Origi. That could be a very important result at both ends of the table. Liverpool is one point behind leader Manchester City. Everton, meanwhile, are in the relegation zone, two points behind Burnley with one game remaining.
89 minutes: Dele Alli is booked for a challenge on Henderson. Richarlison now receives a yellow card for kicking the same player.
GOAL – Liverpool 2-0 Everton (Origi) – It is another goal in the Merseyside derby for Origi, who scores with a header after a bicycle kick by Diaz.
83 minutes: Pickford pushes the ball to a corner after a deflected effort by Thiago. There was an impressive game from Salah in the build-up.
81 minutes: Liverpool bring in the experienced Jordan Henderson in place of striker Robertson.
76 minutes: Origi falls into the area after a challenge from Keane, but the game continues. Everton bring in Rondón for Gray. Mykolenko sends in a free kick, Alisson hits it unconvincingly, but Liverpool manage to keep their clean sheet intact. Robertson makes a crucial intervention to cut off the danger with Iwobi on the prowl after Alli sent the ball.
71 minutes: Gordon finds Iwobi, who in turn passes the ball to Gray, whose effort goes wide. Dele Alli is now in Allan’s place.
64 minutes: It’s excellent ball control skills from Diaz, with Liverpool later winning a corner. They are playing with a lot more confidence and faith now. Salah then fires after Pickford deflects it with a punch. Allan is booked for complaining to the referee.
GOAL – Liverpool 1-0 Everton: Liverpool makes the breakthrough and it could be a crucial goal. Salah exchanges passes with Origi and then crosses to the far post where Andrew Robertson heads the ball into the net.
57 minutes: Alexander-Arnold is booked for a late challenge on Gordon. The Everton youngster represents a major threat down the left flank. Liverpool now brings Diaz and Origi for Keita and Mane.
55 minutes: Another start for Gordon after Iwobi interferes, but his shot goes wide.
52 minutes: Gordon falls back into the box under pressure from Matip, but the game continues.
47 minutes: Keita’s shot after a corner that Liverpool is looking for to start the second half with more intensity.
The second half starts at Anfield. Can Everton continue to defend so impressively?
Luis Díaz is among the options on the Liverpool bench, while Divock Origi has history in this match.
Halftime: It’s zero goals at half time in a fiery Merseyside derby. Everton have worked hard to frustrate Liverpool, who have not been able to create many holes.
44 minutes: Richarlison is down and Liverpool are still playing. Now there is a clash between both sets of players following a challenge from Doucoure on Fabinho, with the Everton midfielder being booked. Mane is also booked for shoving Holgate in the face.
43 minutes: Salah finishes off Liverpool, who are still having a hard time putting Pickford to the test.
33 minutes: An opening for Everton on the counterattack as Richarlison plays on Doucoure who drags his effort wide.
30 minutes: Liverpool is still having a hard time creating clear chances. Center to the center of Robertson, but Jota’s shot goes wide.
26 minutes: Diogo Jota collides with Seamus Coleman, and the match is played with the intensity expected of a derby.
23 minutes: Anthony Gordon is booked for diving, which is certainly the right call as there was no contact from Naby Keita.
21 minutes: Everton have restricted Liverpool so far, but they manage to create an opening through Sadio Mane, who turns sharply before firing over the top.
15 minutes: Anthony Gordon felt Trent Alexander-Arnold shove him, but referee Stuart Attwell signaled for them to play on.
12 minutes: Mykolenko has managed well against Salah so far. It will be interesting to see if he can continue to shut down the winger on a regular basis.
7 minutes: Unsurprisingly, it’s been a frantic start. Richarlison falls after being caught by Fabinho.
Kick off: The game is on. Can Liverpool get back a point behind City, or will Everton make a big step in their quest to avoid relegation?
There is a fantastic atmosphere at Anfield, with kick-off just around the corner.
Michael Keane is set to start for Everton in place of Ben Godfrey, who suffered a problem in the warm-up.
30 minutes to KO: Burnley’s 1-0 win against Everton will add further pressure on the Toffees ahead of this game. Can Everton respond in this very difficult game?
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— Liverpool FC (@LFC) April 24, 2022
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Burnley win 1-0 against Wolves through Matej Vydra, so as it stands the Clarets will move above Everton and send Lampard’s side into the bottom three.
90 minute KO: It will be interesting to see how much, if any, Jurgen Klopp rotates his Liverpool squad today ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final first leg against Villarreal. Klopp will certainly not underestimate Everton despite the difficulties he has had to endure this season.
2 hours from KO: Welcome to The Sporting News’ live coverage of Liverpool vs. Everton. Both teams need a win at this crucial stage of the season and this is a game that could have a major effect on both the top and bottom of the Premier League table.
Predicted line-ups for Liverpool vs. Everton
Liverpool will hope that Roberto Firmino he will be available again after a foot problem, but other than that, Klopp has a very clean health status for his team.
Predicted Liverpool line-up (4-3-3): Alisson (GK) — Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson — Henderson, Fabinho, Thiago — Salah, Mane, Diaz.
for Everton Dominic Calvert-Lewin will be lost due to a thigh problem. donny van de beek he still has a groin injury.
Everton projected starting line-up (4-3-3): Pickford (GK) – Coleman, Mina, Godfrey, Mykolenko – Allan, Alli, Iwobi – Gordon, Richarlison, Gray.
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