And although the point raised by the Reds at Goodison Park has moved closer to the Premier League title, the game will not be a classic.
If this is the case, it is Dean that has attracted the attention before kick-off, with the fan of Tranmere Rovers, who is often criticized for his style of referee unorthodox, having grown the beard during the lockout.
And during tonight’s game between Crystal Palace, Tyler revealed during a commentary with Jamie Carragher that he had heard Klopp to call Dean “Father Christmas” this weekend.
“I do not see under this mask if Mike Dean has shaved the beard “, he declared during the live coverage of Sky Sports.
“It has supported the derby of Merseyside and Jurgen Klopp, I was told, was called Father Christmas. ”
Dean is proud of his quaint ways, stating on the podcast of Peter Crouch earlier this year: “I present myself as a showman.
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“If the ball comes to me, I’m going to let it pass between my legs, I love the strides.
“I love what I do and the way I referee. It is clear that I love what I do. I’ve had it for 10 years. “