Everton travel to Anfield this afternoon knowing that taking all three points is a monumental task. The Toffees haven’t beaten Liverpool on the Reds’ own patch in the Premier League since 1999 and given their form so far this season, it seems as unlikely as ever.
However, Sam Allardyce has brought positivity to the club again, winning his first two matches in charge 2-0 and 3-0 against Huddersfield Town and Apollon Limassol.
While the standard of the Liverpool side is much higher than those two, it at least gives them a bit of confidence heading into a derby that means so much to supporters.
The fans themselves know how difficult it will be to go up against Jurgen Klopp’s attacking outfit, but some are still hopeful they can pull some sort of result out of the bag due to the Allardyce effect.
Can he outsmart his managerial counterpart and come away with a draw or even a win?
Supporters took to Twitter to share their thoughts…
A decent result today will set us up nicely for Christmas and will really lay down a marker for Sam Allardyce. Come on you Blues! #EFC
— C (@chughs67) December 10, 2017
— #WelcomeSams (@stamp_1878) December 10, 2017
Hope Big Sam has them lot crying later about his tactics, bout time we got something out of this fixture, and you’ll never know I may even hear the final whistle this time #COYB #EFC pic.twitter.com/oLuf6jtwQn
— Big Dave 🏴⚽️🚴🏻 (@david_767) December 10, 2017
Ermmmm i'm starting to get that stupid, excited feeling that maybe we could get something tomorrow 🤦🏻💙 #EFC
— Lindsey (@LindseyC1878) December 9, 2017
Carragher was spot on last season about Everton niceties. Confident this is the year we go there with a different attitude though with likes of Kenny and Rooney in the XI. Got a bit more nasty and focus about them imo. #EFC
— Ell Bretland (@EllBretland) December 9, 2017
I’ve been digging this out for decades – but this time it feels different.
— Becky Tallentire (@Bluestocking63) December 10, 2017
We must give everything we’ve got today from start to finish and shut a few of the loudmouths up who already have this game won! COYB make it OURS! 💙
— Terry (@coey1973) December 10, 2017
— Jamie Yates (@mrjamieyates) December 10, 2017
— Paul S Rice (@Ricey36) December 10, 2017
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