The Premier League returns over the weekend with one of the most intriguing fixtures on week one as Everton welcome Chelsea in the late start at Goodison Park.
Frank Lampard’s side narrowly escapes relegation to the Sky Bet Championship after ending up in 15 places.
The Toffees eased past Dynamo Kyiv by a 3-0 margin last week and will need to take it up a notch in this fixture.
While the Blues finished in third position on 74 points five adrift of fifth-place Arsenal in the battle for the Champions League spots.
Thomas Tuchel’s men beat Udinese 3-1 in their previous game and will look to achieve a similar result this weekend.
The Toffee are yet to loses their opening games of the season in their last 10 Premier League campaigns and Merseyside outfit eager to extend the unbeaten run on Saturday.
Everton have defeated Chelsea from their last four matches at Goodison Park and the home side have kept clean sheets in five of their last nine fixtures against the Blues.
Chelsea have an impressive record against Everton having won 74 from 188 games with Lampard’s side earned 59 victories.
The Blues have the second-best points-to-games ratio in opening matches of the season and are only behind Manchester United in this regard.
Chelsea have not tasted victory at in their last for visit to Goodison Park which is the club longest active losing streak against a Premier League team away from home.
The Blues have suffered defeat in only four of their last 28 Premier League games away from home under Thomas Tuchel, with each of these defeats coming by a one-goal margin.
Early season predictions are always difficult for various reasons but encounter is likely to be under 2.5 goals after Everton last four encounters against Chelsea in all competitions did not produce three goals.
Fcnaija expert are predicting over 1.5 goals in this match after the home side have conceded at least two goals in their last 3 fixture in Premier League.
We are expecting a very tight match and would not be surprised to see it end in a 1-1 score draw for correct score