Everton FC vs. Liverpool FC
Saturday, November 23
7:45 a.m. EST / 4:45 a.m. PST
Series Record: 88-66-66
Last Meeting: 0-0 May 5, 2013 at Anfield
With a chance to take the top spot on the table, however briefly, Liverpool face Everton in the Merseyside Derby. This will be the first meeting of Brendan Rodgers and Roberto Martinez, both former Swansea head men, in their current managerial positions.
The Reds are battling injury concerns coming into the fixture, with Jose Enrique confirmed out due to a knee injury and Daniel Sturridge a doubt as he struggles with a dead leg. Coming off the international break, Liverpool also face fitness concerns over Steven Gerrard and Luis Suarez.
Gerrard is the current leading goal scorer in the Derby with eight, while Suarez sits second with three. Suarez and Sturridge with eight goals apiece stand as joint top goal scorers in the league this season alongside Sergio Aguero. Romelu Lukaku has five in the league as well.
Projected Starting Line Ups:
Everton: Howard; Coleman, Jagielka, Distin, Baines; Mirallas, McCarthy, Barry, Pienaar; Osman; Lukaku
Liverpool: Mignolet; Johnson, Skrtel, Agger, Cissokho; Lucas, Gerrard, Henderson, Coutinho; Suarez, Sturridge
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DirecTV: 220 HD/SD
Verizon FiOS: 590 HD, 90 SD
Dish: 159 HD/SD
AT&T U-Verse: 1640 HD, 640 SD
Cable: Check your local listings
You can watch Everton vs. Liverpool in the US live and in HD online by going to the NBC Sports Live Extra website. Scroll down to see the list of available streams and click “Watch Now.” Sign in with your cable provider when prompted. Don’t forget that you must have the latest version of Adobe Flash installed. Minimum browser requirements of Internet Explorer 8 or up, Firefox 3.6, Safari 5 and Chrome 16 also apply.