Everton vs Liverpool to go ahead at Goodison Park on June 21

Everton vs Liverpool
Everton vs Liverpool

Everton vs Liverpool to go ahead. The Merseyside derby will go ahead on June 21 at Goodison Park behind closed doors and not at a neutral venue, it has been confirmed.

The ground safety advisory group at Liverpool City Council met on Wednesday. They has approved a safety certificate to allow the match to go ahead at Everton’s home ground.

Discussions were also held between the Council and Merseyside Police, Liverpool and Everton football clubs as well as the Spirit of Shankly and Blue Union supporters groups, regarding the fulfilment of public health protocols for the match.

The fixture was previously on a list of games which police request for a neutral venue amid public health fears, due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the UK’s football police lead Deputy Chief Constable Mark Roberts.

Everton vs Liverpool can secure champions for Reds

Liverpool, who currently hold a 25-point lead ahead of second-placed Manchester City, could seal the title with victory, if Pep Guardiola’s side lose Arsenal on June 17.

In a statement, Liverpool welcomed the decision to host the match at Goodison, adding that: “Further dialogue between all partners this week and together will provide clear and regular updates for supporters throughout this process.

Credit: Sky Sports News

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