Everton vs. Chelsea

Everton vs. Chelsea Preview – Prediction, Team news, Lineups

Everton seeks their third consecutive Premier League win as they host Chelsea at Goodison Park on Sunday, hoping to continue their resurgence. Meanwhile, Chelsea suffered a 2-1 loss to Manchester United, highlighting their inconsistency.

Match Preview

Dwight McNeil’s goal helped Everton secure a comfortable 3-0 victory against Newcastle after a late goal frenzy involving Abdoulaye Doucoure and Beto.

Despite a 10-point deduction, Everton has climbed out of the relegation zone with impressive recent performances.

Chelsea, on the other hand, faced a disappointing defeat against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Manager Mauricio Pochettino’s side continues to struggle defensively, conceding goals in multiple games and failing to secure a clean sheet in eight Premier League matches.

Team News

Everton might miss James Garner due to illness, potentially allowing Nathan Patterson to step in. Dele Alli remains in recovery, while Jordan Pickford is nursing a knee niggle.

Chelsea’s injury list includes several key players like Fofana, Chalobah, Chilwell, and others, but Conor Gallagher returns from suspension. Reece James could replace Marc Cucurella in the starting XI.

Possible Lineups

Everton: (4-4-1-1)

Pickford;

Patterson, Tarkowski, Keane, Mykolenko;

Young, Gueye, Doucoure, McNeil;

Harrison;

Calvert-Lewin

Chelsea: (4-2-3-1)

Sanchez;

James, Disasi, Silva, Colwill;

Caicedo, Fernandez;

Sterling, Gallagher, Palmer;

Jackson

Prediction: Everton 1-1 Chelsea

Chelsea’s recent inconsistencies, particularly defensively, might hinder their victory against a resurgent Everton side. Expect a closely contested match with both teams potentially settling for a draw.

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