Liverpool vs Everton LIVE: Premier League team news, line-ups and more as Toffees start in relegation zone after Burnley win

Sunday’s big game in the Premier League sees title-chasing Liverpool host relegation-threatened neighbours Everton at Anfield, with Frank Lampard’s team facing dropping into the bottom three just before kick-off as Burnley lead at home to Wolves.

The Reds are still in the running for an unprecedented quadruple this season, but have no margin for error in the championship race after Man City hammered Watford on Saturday to move four points clear having played a game more. Jurgen Klopp’s team have only dropped points once in the league since 2 January though, that being at City only a couple of weeks ago – every other league fixture has ended in victory. They’re also into the FA Cup final and the Champions League semis, the first leg of which against Villarreal comes on Wednesday night.

Everton, meanwhile, have won just one of their last four and despite securing a last-gasp point against Leicester in midweek, they’re now on the verge of the drop zone and facing a very tough end to the season with Chelsea and Leicester next up, making this derby meeting even more important than usual. Follow all the live action from Anfield following the conclusion of the 2pm kick-offs below:

Liverpool vs Everton

Frank Lampard says ‘we need to get everything right’ to get something from the trip to Anfield today.

Meanwhile, Jurgen Klopp is intently watching the Everton players warm-up. An unnerving sight, you imagine.

Team news

Liverpool XI: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson, Keita, Fabinho, Thiago, Salah, Mane, Jota.

Subs: Kelleher, Konate, Gomez, Tsimikas, Henderson, Jones, Millner, Origi, Diaz.

Everton XI: Pickford, Coleman, Holgate, Godfrey, Mykolenko, Allan, Doucoure, Iwobi, Gordon, Gray, Richarlison.

Subs: Begovic, Kenny, Keane, Delph, Branthwaite, El Ghazi, Alli, Rondon, Price.

Liverpool vs Everton

Well, well, well. Suddenly this game is absolutely seismic for both Merseyside clubs.

Liverpool can reduce the gap to Manchester City back to just one point with a victory. Everton now need a win to move out of the bottom three after Burnley’s win over Wolves.

I’m no historian, but this has to be one of the biggest ever Merseyside derbies. HUGE.

Premier League full time results

Southampton fought back from two goals down to draw at Brighton in the other early kick-off.

Chelsea 1-0 West Ham

Brighton 2-2 Southampton

Burnley 1-0 Wolves

FT: Chelsea 1-0 West Ham

Full-time: Chelsea got there in the end. After a torrid first half of football, Chelsea eventually got going late on and found the winner through substitute Christian Pulisic.

Jorginho’s blushes were spared after he rolled a woeful penalty into the arms of Lukasz Fabianski following Craig Dawson’s foul on Romelu Lukaku. Dawson was also shown a red card for denying an obvious goalscoring opportunity.

Yet despite Jorginho’s spot kick miss, Pulisic finally broke a depleted West Ham side down in the final moments of the match to hand Chelsea their first home win in four games.

Burnley 1-0 Wolves

Burnley have beaten Wolves and move out of the relegation zone! Everton are now two points adrift of Burnley ahead of the Merseyside derby at 4.30pm.

Chelsea 1-0 West Ham

90+3 mins: Chelsea knocking the ball around confidently now as they see out this one against the tired 1 men of West Ham.

Chelsea 1-0 West Ham

90+1 mins: Mount fires a dipping shot narrowly over the bar. Chelsea have woken up in stoppage time at the end of the match.

There will be a minimum of four minutes added time.

GOAL! Chelsea 1-0 West Ham (Pulisic, 90)

90 mins: Right at the death!

Mount finds Alonso down the left-hand side and he pulls it back for Pulisic who rolls the ball into the far corner!

Relief for Chelsea and Jorginho in particular.

Chelsea 0-0 West Ham

89 mins: So after all of that – a red card and penalty – it remains goalless.

What a bizarre end to a hapless match.

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