Coach Marco Silva might have sealed his final nail in the coffin following the 5-2 thrashing by Liverpool. With the dismal performance, Everton will be travelling to the Stamford Bridge to salvage a sinking boat. The match is scheduled for Saturday, 7th December with kickoff at 15:30 GMT.
With Arsenal leading the way with the sacking of Emery, all eyes are on Marco Silva who is facing a trivial time. Currently, Everton are experiencing their worst from in the Premier League in the relegation side. The side has only registered one win in their past 5 matches.
The Blues are gaining their momentum after the 2-1 defeat at the hands of Manchester City. Coach Frank Lampard is benefiting from the resurgence of the young and fresh side with a bunch of crop talents.
Following the 2-1 win over Aston Villa in the midweek kickoff, Chelsea are currently 4th in the Premier League table with 29 points. Despite the 1-0 let down by West Ham, the Blues salvage the moment with 3 wins in their past 5 matches.
Will this match mark the end of Marco Silva’s tenure at Everton? Will Frank Lampard’s dependence of a young side be enough to beat the experienced side? Stay tuned for more analysis.
Chelsea vs. Everton Head to Head
Both sides have met on 39 different occasions, with the Blues picking up 19 wins and Toffees contented with 8 wins. 12 games have ended in a draw. Here is a look at their past encounters:
Everton 2-0 Chelsea
Chelsea 0-0 Everton
Everton 0-0 Chelsea
Chelsea 2-0 Everton
Everton 0-3 Chelsea
Chelsea 5-0 Everton
Chelsea 3-3 Everton
Chelsea Team News
Talisman Tammy Abraham who suffered an injury during the Champion’s League match with Ajax is back to full training. He sealed the first goal against Aston Villa in the week. Young star Mount was also on the score sheet after being sidelined by Lampard for a while.
There still remains a cloud of doubt over the future of Frenchman Olivia Giroud who has fallen down the pecking order. He featured his first League game in the 1-0 defeat to West Ham. Other injuries in the squad include Loftus Cheek and Rudiger who are yet to return to training.
Everton Team News
After picking what many term as a career ending injury, Angel Gomez remains out for a while recuperating from the ankle injury. Other injuries in the Toffees camp includes the unavailability of Coleman and Delph who missed out on the Merseyside derby.
Prediction and Odds
Everton are on their worst form with only one win in their past five matches. This will prove a light breeze to the Blues with a fresh attacking side.
Goals Over 2.5
Abraham to Score