Right, matchday approaches, David Moyes has raised the bar on what is at stake by fielding a weakened and duly thrashed team at Anfield and now two grand old clubs prepare to slug it out to keep Wembley dreams (for the final, that is, not just the semis) alive. Your task is simple: guess the correct score. Be the first to get it right, in the comments below or at the Salut! Sunderland Facebook group. Entries will be taken up to kickoff and the winner will be chosen by Monsieur Salut.
The glory is in the winning. The prize will, as usual and until such time as we attract heavy sponsorship, be nominal. I will offer a choice of the Salut! Sunderland “Team of All Talents” mug …
or a book left over from the last competition …
And if an Evertonian happens to win, I will offer to modify the mug design accordingly.
There are plenty of options, prob ably 25 or 30 before you start reaching improbable scorelines like 6-5 or 1-9. A draw is a draw, whatever might then happen in the replay.
M Salut is torn between head and heart as he weighs the compelling form of the team under Martin O’Neill and the reality of a poor recent record at Goodison. If I were entitled to enter, which naturally I am not, I’d let the heart triumph and say 2-1 to Sunderland. But what do you think?
And if case you have missed it, this is the build-up so far:
* 10 reasons why Pete Sixsmith prefers Everton to Liverpool: https://safc.blog/2012/03/mersey-sound-bite-10-reasons-this-sunderland-fan-prefers-everton-to-liverpool/
* The Everton :”Who are You?”: https://safc.blog/2012/03/the-everton-v-safc-who-are-you/
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