Why Merseyside derby game is to Everton’s advantage

There are indications that the Merseyside derby between Liverpool and Everton at the Goodison Park is to the advantage of the Blues owing to the result of the first leg at the Anfield.

This is the reason why Everton boss is Marcos Silva confident that they can give Liverpool the fight as he urged his players to come out strong and prove their quality.

It would be recalled that the Reds struggled to secure a victory in the first leg at Anfield as they were helped by Divock Origi who came from the bench to deliver a late winning goal.

Recalling the game at Anfield, Everton boss is more confident because they could do better now that they are playing at home. The first leg has no doubt given them the psychological advantage that they can do it against Liverpool again.

Marco Silva is therefore of the opinion that his side can match Liverpool and they are ready for the fight later at the weekend.

The Everton boss dismissed every suggestion that his team might be stopping Liverpool from winning the Premier League title as he made it clear that his players do not care about the position of their Merseyside rivals.

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