FK Krasnodar vs Everton team news: Roberto Martinez makes five changes

Toffees make five changes for Europa League tie

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Everton boss Roberto Martinez made five changes to his starting line-up for Thursday's Europa League Group H match at Russian outfit FK Krasnodar.

Samuel Eto'o and Aiden McGeady, both of whom have played for Russian clubs, were among those brought into the Toffees team.

Romelu Lukaku, Steven Naismith and Muhamed Besic, who all started in Saturday's 1-1 Barclays Premier League draw at Liverpool, were named on the bench, while the hosts' XI featured former Wigan defender Andreas Granqvist as captain.

Krasnodar: Dykan, Jedrzejczyk, Sigurdsson, Granqvist, Kaleshin, Izmailov, Ahmedov, Gazinski, Pereyra, Laborde, Ari.

Subs: Sinitsyn, Martynovich, Mamaev, Wanderson, Burmistrov, Adzhindzhal, Petrov.

Everton: Howard, Hibbert, Stones, Jagielka, Baines, Gibson, Barry, McGeady, Atsu, Osman, Eto'o.

Subs: Robles, Oviedo, Lukaku, Naismith, Besic, Browning, Alcaraz.

Referee: Huseyin Gocek (Turkey)

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