At the turn of the year Everton were in danger of being stuck at the wrong end of the table with a severe lack of goals in the side and no immediate solution to the problem.
Meanwhile, Liverpool were well in the hunt for a top-four finish and looked set for at least a top-six position come the end of Kenny Dalglish’s first full season back in charge at Anfield.
They have since gone on a run of seven league games unbeaten, a string of results that have also included consecutive home victories over Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester City.
As for the Reds, their recent form has been one of struggle as just two wins from their last 11 league outings has left them well out of contention for a Champions League place and sitting in seventh. View full article »