Taking points off Manchester City on Wednesday would be another twist in the title race but form does not suggest Everton are capable and many of their fans won’t want them to
Liverpool’s latest attack of stage fright means Manchester City can regain the Premier League leadership with a win at Everton on Wednesday. Jürgen Klopp’s team would have a game in hand, but if City can prove unflappable at Goodison in a way their rival were unable to manage against Leicester and West Ham the sense of a pendulum swinging would surely add to the nervous tension surrounding Anfield.
What Liverpool need most, apart from the break FA Cup weekend will provide to rest some weary legs and bring a few key players back from injury, is a favour from their neighbours in blue. Everton beating City, or even drawing against them as they did at the Etihad last season, would offer Liverpool some breathing space at the top of the table. Were City to show fallibility at Goodison, Liverpool would feel a lot better about a two- or three-point lead with a game in hand.
Source: Football News
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