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Everton vs Crystal Palace result: Late Marco Silva subs seal win

Everton scored two late goals to win

Jack Sear
Sunday 21 October 2018 18:02
Palace travel to Goodison to play Everton on Sunday
Palace travel to Goodison to play Everton on Sunday

Everton hit two late goals to beat Crystal Palace at Goodison Park.

The Toffees endured a frustrating afternoon and had Jordan Pickford to thank for saving Luka Milivojević’s second-half penalty.

Substitutes Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Cenk Tosun then scored late goals to seal all three points. Relive the match below.

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What time does it start?

Everton vs Crystal Palace kicks off at 4pm.

Everton beat Leicester 2-1 in their last league outing 

Where can I watch it?

The match will be shown live on Sky Sports’ Premier League and Main Event channels from 3:30pm, while Sky Sports subscribers can also stream the match online via the SkyGo app.

The match is also available on Now TV by grabbing a Sky Sports Day Pass for just £7.99. Highlights will be shown at 10:30pm on BBC One.

It’s a big game for…

Patrick van Aanholt: The Dutchman delivered a poor performance against Wolves, giving the ball away cheaply at times and he was beaten far too easily by Matt Doherty’s movement for the goal. With the likes of Theo Walcott, Bernard and Richarlison providing both pace and excellent movement up front, Roy Hodgson will hope his limited exertions with the Netherlands have given him sufficient time to come back refreshed.

Van Aanholt has a point to prove to his manager

Best stat…

7: Gylfi Sigurdsson has contributed to seven goals in his last six Premier League starts against Crystal Palace. The 29-year-old Icelandic midfielder has scored three goals and registered four assists in that time against the London club.

Player to watch…

Bernard: The Brazilian has had to bide his time at Goodison Park, making just one substitute appearance in his first month on Merseyside. However, the former Shakhtar Donetsk winger was superb against Leicester, setting up Richarlison for Everton’s opener after jinking past two defenders, while showing similar skill on various other occasions. Bernard did not shy away from his defensive duties either, and those are ominous signs for Palace as the summer signing’s confidence increases.

Bernard goes close for Everton against Leicester

Past three meetings…

Everton 3 (Sigurdsson, Niasse, Davies) Crystal Palace 1 (Milivojevic pen), Premier League, February 2018

Crystal Palace 2 (McArthur, Zaha) Everton 2 (Baines pen, Niasse), Premier League, November 2017

Crystal Palace 0 Everton 1 (Coleman), Premier League, January 2017

Form guide…

Everton: DLLWLW

Crystal Palace: LWDWLL


Everton to win: 17/20

Crystal Palace to win: 7/2

Draw: 13/5


Welcome along to our live coverage of Everton vs Crystal Palace.

We'll be bringing you team news imminently.

Jack Sear21 October 2018 15:01


Marco Silva makes two changes to the side that beat Leicester City before the international break. There's a first start for Portuguese midfielder Andre Gomes, who arrived from Barcelona in August. He comes in for Tom Davies, whilst Seamus Coleman has returned to the line-up at the expense of Jonjoe Kenny. The right-back has been absent since the September international break. Richarlison leads the line yet again.

Jack Sear21 October 2018 15:14


The big news for Crystal Palace is that talisman Wilfried Zaha IS fit and starts in attack for the away side this afternoon. Andros Townsend is likely to be the man to partner him and his more advanced role has seen Cheikhou Kouyate come into the line-up to replace Jordan Ayew, who drops to the bench.

Jack Sear21 October 2018 15:24

£27m summer signing Yerry Mina is on the bench for the Toffees this afternoon. The Colombia defender arrived, along with Gomes, late in the transfer window. Big things are expected of the centre-back, but he's having to wait to get his first start for his new club.

Jack Sear21 October 2018 15:36

We're now starting to see more and more of Everton's summer signings work their way into the starting line-up. Bernard gets another start this afternoon, after the Brazilian winger made his full Premier League debut against Leicester earlier this month.

Elsewhere, Kurt Zouma and Lucas Digne have nailed down regular spots in Silva's starting XI in the last few weeks and Gomes makes his debut in midfield.

Jack Sear21 October 2018 15:43

Roy Hodgson is yet to see a side he has been in charge of win at Goodison Park. He's been in the opposition dugout at Everton on eight occasions, losing seven and drawing one of those matches. His side are certainly due a victory.

In a pre-match interview, Hodgson says star man Zaha looked sharp in training on Saturday and is definitely ready to start.

There's also a mention for striker Connor Wickham, who is on the bench this afternoon. Hodgson calls him 'a recognised goalscorer' and seems delighted to be able to call on him again after a long spell on the sidelines. There's no doubt that Palace are in need of a goal-getter.

Jack Sear21 October 2018 15:49

We're just over five minutes away from kick-off at Goodison Park.

A win for Everton this afternoon would be their third successive league victory and would also see them rise to eighth position in the league table.

After today, Palace are to face consecutive matches against Arsenal (a), Chelsea (a), Tottenham (h) and Manchester United (a). Having only won one of their last seven matches, you'd say they could certainly do with three points this afternoon.

Jack Sear21 October 2018 15:55

The home fans certainly seem to be enjoying the increasing Brazilian influence at Goodison Park this season. A bright yellow, Brazilan themed banner can be seen in the home end with the names of Richarlison and Bernard on. Lets see what they can do this afternoon.

Jack Sear21 October 2018 15:57

Here come the two teams. We're ready to go at Goodison...

Jack Sear21 October 2018 15:57

Crystal Palace's Andros Townsend gets us started. We're underway!

Jack Sear21 October 2018 16:00

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