Barry Lewtas’ side were unbeaten in the preseason and welcomed David Unsworth’s young Blues to Kirkby Academy this afternoon.
We’ll have team news, score updates, commentary and more with Paul Gorst and Ian Doyle both in attendance from the Reds perspective, while Everton reporter Adam Jones is also on site.
Liverpool are supported by the return of injured duo Paul Glatzel and Abdi Sharif as new assistant manager Gary O’Neill steps aside for his first competitive game.
The Blues are expected to name a solid line-up which could include Callum Connolly, Beni Baningime, Josh Bowler, Nathan Broadhead and Ellis Simms.
Unsworth was appointed director of the Everton Academy this week and continued in his current role at Finch Farm.