Liverpool host city rivals Everton in the Merseyside derby at Anfield on Tuesday night and these are the five key battles that will decide the outcome of the match.
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Steven Gerrard v Gareth Barry
The two England internationals are best mates off the pitch, however, that close bond will all be forgotten about when these two arch enemies go head to head in the Premier League on Tuesday night at Anfield.
And this intriguing battle in the centre of the park between the two experienced holding midfielders is sure to go a long way towards deciding who emerges from the contest as victors.
However, in the end the result may ultimately just come down to the small details, such as a set piece, and if that is the case then you would back the Reds skipper’s greater technical ability from set plays to bear fruit.