Found March 14, 2012 on
PLAYERS: David MoyesTim Cahill
David Moyes knew Tuesday's Merseyside derby was always going to a difficult proposition for Everton FC. Liverpool needed to rebound from three-straight Premier League defeats, and there was no way it would let its noisy neighbors win at Anfield. But the Everton manager didn't make victory any more likely with his team selection. He rested six players that helped the Toffees down Tottenham on Saturday, including his main attacking threats -- goal scorer Nikica Jelavic, Tim Cahill and Royston Drenthe. The inclusion of Denis Stracqualursi and Victor Anichebe were head-scratchers. That is not to say he fielded a shadow side...

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