Everton – Chelsea: English Premier League – live! | Premier League

1 min: Chelsea get the ball rolling, their players wearing white shirts with light blue stripes, white shorts and blue socks. Everton wear their customary home kit of blue shirts, white shorts and white socks.

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Everton: Pickford, Patterson, Tarkowski, Mina, Godfrey, Mykolenko, Gray, Doucoure, Iwobi, McNeil, Gordon.

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Subs: Holgate, Keane, Allan, Begovic, Alli, Gbamin, Ruben Vinagre, Warrington, Mills.

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Chelsea: Mendy, Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva, Koulibaly, James, Kante, Jorginho, Chilwell, Mount, Havertz, Sterling.

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Subs: Cucurella, Arrizabalaga, Kovacic, Pulisic, Loftus-Cheek, Chalobah, Gallagher, Ziyech, Broja.

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Referee: Craig Pawson (England)

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Goodison Park is the venue for what those of us with no imagination are lazily labelling the Frank Lampard derby. Having kept Everton up last season, the former Chelsea midfielder-turned-manager is in the hot-seat for his first full season in charge at Goodison Park, even he has no shortage of detractors who give him little or no chance of seeing out the campaign.

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Everton have brought Burnley old boys Dwight McNeil and James Tarkowski to Goodison Park, while Ruben Vinaigre is also in on loan from Sporting Lisbon. All three are available for selection today.

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Everton striker Dominic Calvert- Lewin is facing six weeks on the sidelines with a knee injury he picked up in training earlier this week, while Salomon Rondon misses out this afternoon through a suspension he’s carried over from last season. Seamus Coleman, Tom Davies, Andre Gomes and Andros Townsend are also out with various injuries.

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Having lost Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger to Barcelona and Real Madrid respectively, and with Marcos Alonso also looking to be on his way to the Camp Nou, Chelsea have brought in Kalidou Koulibali and Marc Cucarella to bolster their defence.

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Further up front, Raheem Sterling and Carney Chukwuemeka have arrived in the hope of filling their boots with goals. Rumoured to be on his way back to RB Leipzig, enthusiasm’s Timo Werner is Chelsea’s only fitness doubt as he’s suffering from a hamstring injury.

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primary occasions

19 minutes: From that angle, Chelsea gained once more after which third in fast succession. The ball breaks to Mason Mount on the sting of the penalty space and is blocked by Pickford, who jumps all the way down to his proper. The ball was heading extensive however the Everton goalkeeper did not take an opportunity.

17 minutes: The stretchers carried Ben Godfrey away, drawing much more applause from Everton followers. Mason Holgate is available in and has a nook to defend. It seems that Pickford did not cease the ball from crossing the road in any case.

quarter-hour: There’s a minute of applause for younger Everton fan Izzie O’Connor, who lately handed away on the age of 15. I hope you relaxation in peace.

quarter-hour: The pause in play continues as Godfrey continues to obtain remedy from the Everton purpose.

13 minutes: After injuring himself attempting to clear a defensive mess of his personal making, unlucky Ben Godfrey has been given oxygen and is about to pounce on what seems to be a critical ankle damage. I hope it is not too dangerous and he recovers as rapidly as doable.

11 minutes: Ben Godfrey seems to have severely injured himself in that crash and is at present receiving remedy. Mason Holgate begins the warm-up course of.

10 minutes: Jordan Pickford rushes again to forestall Ben Godfrey’s again go from breaking right into a nook. He clears the ball via however solely so far as Havertz, who directs the ball into the aspect netting, hitting Pickford and a retreating Godfrey within the course of.

Everton's Ben Godfrey collides with Chelsea's Kai Havertz.
Everton’s Ben Godfrey collides with Chelsea’s Kai Havertz. {Photograph}: Toby Melville/Reuters

9 minutes: Chelsea are having fun with a interval of fixed possession that ends abruptly when Nathan Patterson overtook Kai Havertz and stole him from possession of the Everton left-back space.

7 minutes: There is not a lot to report in these early phases as groups take time to scale one another.

5 minutes: Correction: The strains on Chelsea’s outside package should not ‘gentle blue’ – consultants notes – ‘ice lion print’. Does the lion have stripes? I all the time thought they have been extra of a zebra factor.

3 minutes: Abdallah Doukuri crossed into the penalty space from Chelsea from the best touchline however was unable to direct his weak effort in the direction of purpose. Edward Mendy sponsors the ball extensive.

2 minutes: Everton advances and Vitaly Mikolenko picks up the ball on the left touchline however is unable to get a cross inside it.

Everton v Chelsea go…

1 minute: Chelsea roll the ball, and their gamers put on white shirts with gentle blue stripes, white shorts and blue socks. Everton wears his regular set of blue shirts, white shorts and white socks.

Not lengthy now: Led by Craig Pawson and match officers, Jordan Pickford and Cesar Azpilicueta led each groups out of the slender Goodison Park tunnel. On the Sky Sports activities studio, former Everton striker Duncan Ferguson confidently suggested his previous group to get the three factors. “Chelsea doesn’t win at Goodison,” he mentioned.

Thomas Tuchel speaks: “It helps that the massive day comes and so the main focus was totally on Everton,” he says of his group’s preparations. “It helped us relax, do the arduous work and focus.

When requested what Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly carry to Chelsea, he mentioned “character and high quality”. He provides that the duo “has confirmed it to the massive golf equipment, Raheem has confirmed it within the Premier League time and time once more”.

Frank Lampard speaks: “It helped the followers – they’re right here earlier than the sport once more, we will not anticipate that each time, however it’s nice to see,” he instructed Sky Sports activities. “We ended up in a tough scenario final season and we do not wish to be there once more however one factor we all know is that Everton needs to be a group and a membership that fights on the pitch in the best manner.”

That distinction: There are 4 first-timers to the beginning line-up, with James Tarkowski and Dwight McNeill beginning at Everton, whereas Kalidou Koulibaly and Raheem Sterling made their official debuts in Chelsea uniforms.

Joined from Rangers final season, Nathan Patterson has joined Everton’s right-back place in what marks his second begin for the membership after present process ankle surgical procedure not lengthy after arriving. Ben Chilwell is again at Chelsea after an extended spell on the sidelines with a critical knee damage.

Everton x Chelsea squad

Everton: Pickford, Patterson, Tarkowski, Mina, Godfrey, Mikulenko, Grey, Doukuri, Iwobi, McNeill, Gordon.

Subs: Holgate, Kane, Alan, Begovic, Alli, Gabbamin, Robin Winger, Warrington, Mills.

Chelsea: Mendy, Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva, Coulibaly, James, Kante, Jorginho, Chilwell, Mount, Havertz, Sterling.

Subs: Kokurila, Arizabalaga, Kovacic, Pulisic, Loftus-Cheek, Shaloba, Gallagher, Ziyech, Bruja.

Rule: Craig Pawson (England)

At the moment’s match referees

  • Rule: Craig Pawson
  • Auxiliaries: Mark Perry and Scott Ledger
  • Fourth ruling: Graham Scott
  • Video Assistant Referee: John Brooks
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Craig Pawson, pictured right here in the course of the Group Protect final weekend, is the official for at present’s recreation at Goodison Park. Picture: Andrew Yates/EPA

Early group information…

Everton have introduced Burnley youth seniors Dwight McNeil and James Tarkowski to Goodison Park, whereas Robin Wenger can also be on mortgage from Sporting Lisbon. All three can be found for choice at present.

Everton striker Dominic Calvert – Lowen faces six weeks on the sidelines with a knee damage he picked up in coaching earlier this week, whereas Salomon Rondon will miss this afternoon through suspension from final season. Seamus Coleman, Tom Davis, Andre Gomez, and Andros Townsend got here out with varied accidents.

After Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger misplaced to Barcelona and Actual Madrid respectively, and with Marcos Alonso additionally seeking to be on his option to the Camp Nou, Chelsea introduced in Kalidou Koulibaly and Marc Cucarella to bolster their defence.

Up entrance, Raheem Sterling and Carney Chokwemica arrive hoping to fill their boots with objectives. It’s rumored that on his manner again to RB Leipzig, spirited Timo Werner is Chelsea’s solely health doubt as he suffers from a hamstring damage.

English Premier League: Everton x Chelsea

Goodison Park is the setting for what these of us with no creativeness lazily name the Frank Lampard derby. Having stored Everton prime final season, the previous Chelsea midfielder-turned-manager is within the sizzling seat in his first full season at Goodison Park, with even no scarcity of detractors giving him little or no likelihood. Marketing campaign.

With a brand new possession seemingly joyful to throw cash like scraps of paper, that is an fascinating first season in Chelsea’s post-Abramovic period. Departs in Merseyside at 5.30pm (GMT) | However within the meantime, keep tuned for group information and composition.

Police escort the Everton team bus to Goodison Park.
Police escort the Everton group bus to Goodison Park. Images: Nick Potts/PA