Everton: 3 formations Rafa Benitez could select against Liverpool

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Everton face their biggest rivals Liverpool on Wednesday

Everton host archrivals Liverpool at Goodison Park on Wednesday. The timing for the fierce, emotion-filled Merseyside derby couldn’t have come at a worse time for the Toffees who are on a terrible run, mustering just two points in the last seven Premier League games. Most of the blue half of Merseyside aren’t excited for the game, in fact, many wouldn’t mind missing the derby in the fear that it will be another 90 minutes of embarrassment.

But, Everton can’t go in the game with a negative mindset. The tide is against the Toffees, and shoulders are dropping but if the passion and fire of facing Liverpool can propel Everton to pull off a miracle, or at least give their hundred per cent, this could act as a huge confidence boost.

Abdoulaye Doucoure has said that he wants to do everything possible in his power to help the Toffees get a positive result against Liverpool. Rafa Benitez may have some tactical team decisions to make ahead of the derby. A lot will depend on the available players and what kind of approach do Everton go for.

Here are three formations in which Rafa Benitez could lineup his Everton troops: