Chelsea Vs. Everton Match Preview and Prediction
Sunday, 8th March 2020
Time: 17:00 HRS
Chelsea will be facing Everton at Stamford bridge this Sunday.
The blues have been able to take the lead in the first half in a total of 14 home matches in this season’s Premier League. The case is similar for Everton, which also managed to score in various matches before the break.
The main aim of Chelsea in the upcoming match with Everton is to get their premier league back on track. The blues have been able to keep a clean sheet remaining unbeaten in 24 home leagues against Everton, and are hoping to consolidate their top four rank in the premier league.
In its 6 last premier league matches, Chelsea has been able to win just one match, and also managed to attain victory in 2 of their last 6 games at the Stamford Bridge.
On the other hand, Everton has only lost 2 out of 11 games in Premier League, and this was since Ancelotti took over in the month of December.
Chelsea is out of the Champion’s league and this was after it losing to Bayern 3-0. The blues, just like many top teams are working so hard to gain momentum in the premier league. They are currently in the fourth position.
Conversely, Everton aim at moving a bit closer to getting a position in the Europa League. This implies that a lively contest will manifest itself in the upcoming match.
The guy to watch on the side of Chelsea is Ross Barkley. This sports personality is known to have bagged many shots for Chelsea this season though he cannot compare to Mitchy Batshuayi.
On the side of Everton, we have Gylfi Sigurdsson. The latter has been found to play a critical role in the team’s win against Watford and Crystal Palace. Sigurdsson was also able to place a tidy on Manchester United in the weekend. His inclusion in the upcoming match will be of essence, and this is if Everton are eyeing to return home with some points on board.
However, the upcoming game is unpredictable on the manner in which the victory will swing towards, as Chelsea is facing various injury issues. There last win over Liverpool gives it a unique position in the match.
For Chelsea, this team has weakened strength as it has Mateo Kovacic missing out as a result of Achilles injury which she got in a game against Liverpool. His place will be replaced with Willian, who is a doubt. Everton, on the other hand, has Coleman who has a thigh injury.
Head to Head:
This upcoming match marks the 183rd meeting between Chelsea and Everton. In all the previous matches, Chelsea has been able to bag 72 wins, while Everton has been able to secure 56 wins. In their last four away matches, Everton has remained unbeaten against Chelsea, which only managed to concede one goal in all these fixtures.
Chelsea to Win and both teams to score.