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Everton vs Chelsea: Team news, probable lineup & predictions

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 15/03/2019

Everton is set to host Chelsea at the Goodison Park on Sunday in their next Premier League match, here are details you need to know before the clash.

TEAM NEWS:

EVERTON:

The Toffees will be without veteran centre back Phil Jagielka due to injury and Leighton Baines due to injury and Irish defender Séamus Coleman is doubtful for the clash against Chelsea due to illness.

CHELSEA:

Maurizio Sarri has no injury concern ahead of the clash against Everton, Van Ginkel is the only injured player and he is not part of the coach plans this season.

Danny Drinkwater and Tim Cahill are out of favour so they won’t be given the opportunity to make an impact in the clash against Everton on Sunday.

HEAD TO HEAD:

Chelsea has been the best team when it comes to head to head comparison, in the last six meetings Chelsea won four and drew two and in overall both teams have played 180 times with Chelsea having a record of 72 wins and Everton 54 wins.

RECENT FORM:

EVERTON:

Marco Silva’s side has endured an indifferent campaign, currently sitting 11th,  Everton has been inconsistent this season.

They only have four points in their last five games including a poor performance against Newcastle where they blew up a two-goal lead to suffer a defeat of 3-2 against the Magpies.

CHELSEA:

Chelsea has peaked at this time of the season following a good run of form both at the domestic scene and in Europe.

Sarri’s men have won four of their last five games and one ended in a draw, including the 5-0 win in Kiev against Dynamo Kiev in the Europa League.

PREDICTION:

Everton 1-2 Chelsea

PROBABLE LINEUPS

EVERON:

Pickford; Coleman, Zouma, Keane, Digne; Andre Gomes, Gueye; Richarlison, Sigurdsson, Bernard; Calvert-Lewin

CHELSEA:

Kepa; Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Rudiger, Emerson; Jorginho, Kante, Barkley; Willian, Higuain, Hazard
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