Everton will be welcoming Crystal Palace for the Premier League game on Monday at Goodison Park at 10:30 PM IST. The hosts have acquired the eighth spot with 46 points while the visitors have occupied the 12th position with 37 points.
Everton played 28 matches, they won 14 games, lost 10 fixtures and had a draw on four occasions while Crystal Palace played 29 games, they were victorious on 10 instances, lost 12 games and drew seven times.
Everton will be heading into this game on the back of a 2-0 defeat against Manchester City at Goodison Park in the FA Cup’s quarter-finals. Goals from Gundogan and Kevin De Bruyne at the back end of the game took the game away from Manchester City.
On the other hand, Crystal Palace will be entering into this game on a higher note as they beat West Bromwich Albion by a scoreline of 1-0 at Selhurst Park in their latest Premier League game. A penalty from Luka Milivojevic in the first half was more than enough to ensure victory for Crystal Palace.
In the head-to-head competition between the two teams in the previous 15 fixtures, Everton has the clear advantage as they beat Crystal Palace on six occasions, lost twice while seven games ended in a draw.
In the previous fixture between the two teams, Everton beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in the Premier League last year.
Jordan Pickford, Abdoulaye Doucoure, Fabian Delph and Bernard won’t feature in the upcoming game for Everton. James Rodriguez’s inclusion seems doubtful.
Crystal Palace will proceed into this game without Mamadou Sakho and James McCarthy. Nathan Ferguson, James Tomkins, Nathaniel Clyne and James McArthur’s inclusion seems uncertain.