Everton vs Chelsea: Team News, H2H, Prediction & Possible XI


Everton will host Chelsea in their next Premier League as they aim to have a new start under their new caretaker Duncan Ferguson at Goodison Park.TEAM NEWS:EVERTON:Caretaker Duncan Ferguson has a lot of injury worries to deal with as the Toffees is troubled with injury going into this encounter against Chelsea, the likes of Seamus Coleman, Andre Gomes, Fabian Delphi and Jean-Philippe Gbamin are all due to miss the clash against Frank Lampard’s men.Gomes is expected to miss the rest of the season after a fracture against Tottenham Hotspur last month.CHELSEA:The Blues has endured a difficult season with injury worries as some of the key players last season failed to leave the treatment table.Antonio Rudiger and Ruben Loftus-Cheek are yet to hit the pitch after a lengthy spell on the sideline, while midfielder Ross Barkley is suffering from an ankle injury.HEAD TO HEAD:The upcoming fixture on Saturday will represent the 184th competitive meeting between the two clubs, with Chelsea having a better head to head record.The Blues have a record of 72 wins in comparison to 55 victories for Everton.However, the Merseyside outfit is currently on a three-match unbeaten streak against the Blues, with two goalless draws being followed by a 2-0 success in March.Chelsea last prevailed at Goodison Park in April 2017 as Pedro, Gary Cahill and Willian all got on the scoresheet in a 3-0 win.RECENT FORMEVERTON:The Merseyside team has been in poor form in their last five games, they won just one, drew one and lost three including the 5-2 defeat against Liverpool which led to the sacking of Marco Silva.Everton is on the 18th position on the Premier League table.CHELSEA:The Blues are fourth on the Premier League table having won two games in their last five matches, drew one and suffered two defeats in the process.Chelsea had a good start to the season, despite no much reinforcement except the youth players who were promoted to the top team.POSSIBLE LINE-UPS:EVERTON:Pickford; Coleman, Mina, Keane, Digne; Schneiderlin, Davies; Iwobi, Sigurdsson, Bernard; RicharlisonCHELSEA: Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Christensen, Palmieri; Jorginho, Kante; Willian, Mount, Hudson-Odoi; AbrahamPREDICTION:Everton 2-2 Chelsea.

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