Everton vs. Fulham

Everton vs. Fulham EFL Cup Quarter-Final Preview – Prediction, Team news, Lineups

At Goodison Park, Everton hosts Fulham in a high-stakes EFL Cup quarter-final clash, as both teams seek a place in the semi-finals.

Match Preview

Everton, under Sean Dyche’s guidance, is buoyant after an impressive run of victories, including wins against Nottingham Forest, Newcastle United, and Chelsea.

They earned a hard-fought win against Burnley and are aiming to continue their winning streak in the EFL Cup.

Fulham, rejuvenated after convincing victories against West Ham United and Nottingham Forest, faced defeat against Newcastle United.

Marco Silva’s side aims to regain momentum in the cup competition after their recent setback.

Form Guide

Everton (All Competitions): WDWLWW

Fulham (All Competitions): LWWLWL

Team News

For Everton, Idrissa Gueye and Jarrad Branthwaite return from suspension, while Vitaliy Mykolenko might feature after missing the last game due to a minor issue.

However, Dele Alli, Andre Gomes, Ashley Young, and Seamus Coleman are expected to remain sidelined.

Fulham’s Raul Jimenez serves a suspension following his red card against Newcastle. Abdoulaye Doucoure’s hamstring issue might sideline him, and Calvin Bassey, Adama Traore, and Tim Ream remain doubtful due to illness or injuries.

Possible Lineups

Everton Possible Starting XI: (4-4-1-1)

Pickford;

Patterson, Tarkowski, Branthwaite, Mykolenko;

Harrison, Onana, Gueye, McNeil;

Danjuma;

Calvert-Lewin

Fulham Possible Starting XI: (4-2-3-1)

Rodak;

Tete, Adarabioyo, Diop, Robinson;

Reed, Palhinha;

Iwobi, Pereira, Decordova-Reid;

Muniz

Prediction: Everton 2-1 Fulham

Despite Fulham’s recent attacking prowess, Everton’s defensive resilience could prove decisive. With home advantage and a determined run of form, Everton might secure a narrow victory over Fulham and secure a spot in the semi-finals.

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