Currently 12th in the Premiership (but with a game in hand), the Toffees are 10 points behind the sixth-place Reds, and have already lost the year’s first derby 2-0.
Once again, Liverpool possess the deep pockets and therefore expansive transfer options that Everton lack, widening the inequity between the two Merseyside teams.
For many Evertonians, the season is considered a success or failure based on how the club does in comparison to the Reds. If that is indeed your particular metric, don’t count the campaign lost just yet.
As the Toffees prepare for a weekend tilt with mighty Norwich City, soak up these 10 foolproof maneuvers Everton must undertake to overtake Liverpool this season.