Although the sixth round of the Premier League has not yet finished, Everton and Liverpool have ensured that they occupy the top two standings at the end of this round. According to statistics, this is the first time in nearly 27 years that the Merseyside duo compete in a single round. After the end, occupy the top two in the Premier League.
In the sixth round of the Premier League, Liverpool reversed Sheffield United 2-1 at home, accumulating 13 points and rising to second place in the standings. Although Everton lost 0-2 to Southampton in this round, they still had a net victory with 13 points. The ball advantage kept the top spot in the Premier League. Villa, who missed the first round due to the delay of the first round, ranked third with 12 points.
According to Gracenote statistics, this is the first time Everton and Liverpool have occupied the top two in the Premier League standings after a single round of matches since the 1993/94 season.
In the 1993/94 season, after the first three rounds of the Premier League, Liverpool and Everton, who both scored 3 consecutive victories, occupied the top two in the Premier League with 9 points. However, both teams failed to be crowned league champions that season. Liverpool scored 60. The points ranked eighth in the league, and Everton eventually ranked 17th in the league.