Everton will look to move within two points of the Premier League’s top four when they welcome Crystal Palace to Goodison Park tonight.
After Chelsea’s shock 5-2 defeat to West Brom on Saturday, a win for Carlo Ancelotti’s men would move them fifth, a couple of points off the Champions League places with a game in hand.
Crystal Palace’s Premier League status is virtually secure for another season, and they would reach the 40-point threshold with a win at the Toffees.
Everton have been hit by inconsistency this season, losing to Burnley in their last home fixture, but will be aiming to put their struggles at Goodison behind them with three points.
Here’s all you need to know ahead of the match this evening.
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When is it?
The match will kick off at 6:00 om GMT this evening.
How can I watch it?
The fixture will air live on Sky Sports Premier League. If you’re not a Sky customer you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.
What is the team news?
Everton remain without goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, who missed England’s World Cup qualifiers with a chest injury. Abdoulaye Doucoure, Fabian Delph and Bernard also remain out.
Crystal Palace will assess Cheikhou Kouyate’s fitness before the match after he arrived back late from international duty. Tyrick Mitchell could return but James McCarthy and Nathaniel Clyne remain doubts. Mamadou Sakho is a long-term absentee.
Everton: Olsen, Coleman, Mina, Keane, Digne; Davies, Allan, Gomes; Rodriguez, Calvert Lewin, Richarlison
Crystal Palace: Guaita, Ward, Kouyate, Cahill, Van Aanholt, Townsend, Milivojevic, Riedewald, Eze; Zaha, Benteke
Crystal Palace: 4/1
Motivated by the teams around them dropping points over the weekend, Everton put their Goodison Park troubles behind them with a comfortable win over Palace, who look out of sorts following the international break. Everton 3-1 Crystal Palace
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