The Premiere League is back. For the rest of this first day, Everton receives Chelsea at 6:30 p.m. at Goodison Park. A poster that will be followed live on Foot Mercato. After a 2022-2023 financial year, Frank Lampard’s Toffees will try to maintain themselves as quickly as possible in order to avoid a stressful end to the season. As for Thomas Tuchel’s Blues, who finished third 19 points behind champion Manchester City, the objective will be to close the gap with Pep Guardiola’s team.
For this poster, Everton will be without André Gomes (muscle injury), Andros Townsend (cruciate ligament), Asmir Begovic (ankle), Dominic Calvert-Lewin (knee) and Tom Davies are in the infirmary. Salomon Rondon will also be unavailable since he is suspended. On the side of Chelsea, Ross Barkley (thigh) and Timo Werner (ischio) are injured.
The official compositions
Everton: Pickford – Tarkowski, Mina, Godfrey – Mykolenko, Iwobi, Doucouré, Patterson – Gray, Mcneil, Gordon.
Chelsea: Mendy – Koulibaly, Silva, Azpilicueta – Chilwell, Kanté, Jorginho, James – Sterling, Mount – Havertz.