Football: Weekend guide to the Premiership: Everton v Chelsea

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EVERTON will be looking for their third successive Premiership win following their week of boardroom turmoil. Defender David Unsworth is suspended for the visit of fifth-placed Chelsea, while striker Danny Cadamarteri plays his last game before a one-match ban. The youngster got both goals in last week's 2-1 win at Charlton in the wake of Duncan Ferguson's departure. Olivier Dacourt is back in training after an ankle problem, while experienced internationals Nicky Barmby and Slaven Bilic came through a midweek reserve match unscathed.

Gianluca Vialli has a virtually full-strength squad to choose from as Chelsea aim to bounce back from only their second defeat of the season against Wimbledon in the Worthington Cup quarter-final. Only Eddie Newton, close to a return after injury, and long-term absentee Pierluigi Casiraghi are out of the running so the only change from the line-up which drew 1-1 at home to Sheffield Wednesday last weekend could be the return of Dennis Wise from a four-match suspension, although Michael Duberry and Dan Petrescu will again be pushing for places.

EVERTON (from): Myhre, Ball, Watson, Short, Dunne, Materazzi, Cleland, Collins, Hutchison, Grant, Bakayoko, Cadamarteri, Oster, Simonsen, Jeffers, Milligan, Barmby, Bilic.

CHELSEA (from): De Goey, Kharine, Hitchcock, Leboeuf, Babayaro, Desailly, Le Saux, Ferrer, Duberry, Lambourde, Petrescu, Di Matteo, Poyet, Wise, Goldbaek, Nicholls, Morris, Zola, Flo, Vialli.

Suspensions: Everton: Unsworth.

Referee: G Willard.

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