Ian Rush predicts top four for Liverpool if they beat Everton
Liverpool go into the Merseyside derby on the back of an unbeaten March, having taken six points from Arsenal and Burnley and drawing to Manchester City last time out.
While Everton head to Anfield after two home wins over Hull and West Brom, in which they scored seven and kept clean sheets in both.
Liverpool and Everton go head to head at Anfield on Saturday
Former Reds striker Rush believes Jurgen Klopp's side will claim all three points this weekend – which he expects will assure a Champions League qualification spot.
Liverpool currently sit fourth in the Premier League, four points ahead of fifth-place Manchester United who have two games in hand.
"I'm sure the Liverpool players, when they play Everton, will go out there and want to play really well," Rush told the club's official website.
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"They're doing really well at the moment, some of them have had this break [in Tenerife] so they'll come back fresh.
"It's going to be one hell of a game against Everton, because they're doing alright at the moment as well, but I think with the crowd behind them, hopefully Liverpool can get the win.
"The top four is still the main priority and I think if they can get a win against Everton, it's on to finish in the top four."