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Coral’s 5 favourite Merseyside Derby goals

Frank Monkhouse | 1 April 2017

We set the mood for Saturday’s showpiece

The Merseyside Derby returns to our screens on Saturday, with Liverpool hosting bitter rivals Everton at Anfield from 12.30pm, live in front of the Sky Sports cameras. Click here to place your bets now.

A fixture that captures the emotions of fans, punters and a fair share of neutrals too, we get you in the mood with a dig through the archives. Check out our five favourite Merseyside Derby goals. Getting it down to a high-five was no simple task, but the goals that made the cut are well worth another watch, we’re sure you will agree…..

Robbie Fowler

Did the Liverpool legend eat the grass, or pretend to snort the white line in response to false drug rumours started by Everton fans? The answer is pretty obvious, but it’s not really important, it was a great goal, and a classic celebration…..

Duncan Ferguson

Everyone loved Big Dunc, certainly to his face anyway, and the towering blues striker loved a big match goal. He was famous for using his head whenever it was needed, and picked the perfect time to get off the mark, driving in the opener in a memorable 2-0 win…..

Gary McAllister

Another Scot who sizzled in the heat of this derby, and another big goal, this time in the red of Liverpool. Gary McAllister was perhaps best known amongst the Tartan Army for that penalty miss against England, but in Liverpool they have fonder memories, including this delight…..

Andy Johnson

Andy Johnson played a blinder in Everton’s stunning 3-0 win over Liverpool at Goodison Park, but he won’t score many easier goals in a game of this size than when Reina hauled the ball off the line and placed it conveniently on his head. Being a striker is about getting in the right place at the right time…..

Steven Gerrard

No Merseyside Derby themed feature would be complete without a mention for Stevie G, and the reds legend has scored his fair share of special goals in his time at Anfield, but this one against Everton has got to be up there. Another who reacted to the opposing fans, running the length of the pitch to celebrate…..

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