Belfast Telegraph

The Merseyside derby in numbers

Everton host Liverpool in the Merseyside derby on Monday at Goodison Park.

Here Press Association Sport looks at some of the numbers involved.

226 - Total previous meetings.

89 - Liverpool victories

66 - Everton victories

48 - Number of Premier League meetings

20 - Liverpool's Premier League wins

9 - Everton's Premier League wins

12 - Liverpool's unbeaten run in derbies

27 - Number of red cards (Liverpool 9, Everton 18)

5 - Number of players sent off in the first 88 years of meetings.

21 - Number of red cards shown since the Premier League began in 1992.

2003 - The last time Everton were awarded a penalty in the derby (David Unsworth scored at Goodison in April 2003)

1931 - The last time a hat-trick was scored by an Everton player in the fixture (Dixie Dean's at Anfield in September 1931)


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