Everton vs Liverpool: Five classic Merseyside derbies

These two often provide full-blooded matches filled with passion and tension. We take a look at five of the most memorable encounters in recent times.

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Saturday sees the return of the Merseyside derby in a match which will mean more to the fans than the Premier League table.

Liverpool have held the upper-hand in these fixtures in recent years: they are undefeated in 16 and have lost just three of the 41 to have taken place since the turn of the year.

Yet both sets of fans have enjoyed euphoric moments over the years. In this piece, we take a trip down memory lane for some classic head-to-head fixtures.