The Merseyside derby broke most viewed match record by sky sports from 4.2million to a staggering 5.5 million viewers, a record that was set 8 years ago on the Manchester derby.
It has become the highest figure for a game broadcast on sky sports. Crystal palace win over Bournemouth had broken the record 24 hrs earlier after the game was broadcasted by BBC with the total number of viewers rising to 4.5 million.
On Sunday Liverpool match against Everton gained massive viewing in the UK despite Liverpool chances of winning the cup given a blow by the draw. With no fans presence the record is set to be broken given the government directive of a third of games to be televised free to air.
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