Everton vs Arsenal: Match preview, team news, key facts and predicted lineup

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Games are coming thick and fast as Matchday 15 of the Premier League is already set to be underway. Arsenal travel to Goodison Park to face Everton on Monday.

Both teams come into the clash after suffering defeats by the hands of their rivals. Arsenal come into the clash after a 3-2 defeat to Manchester United. If they won against Manchester United, Arsenal could have gone into the top four. But they stay fifth in the league table. The Gunners have picked up 23 points from 14 league games so far.

While Everton suffered a 4-1 defeat against Liverpool in the Merseyside derby. Everton look to be in real trouble at the moment. The Toffees sit 14th in the league table, having picked up just one point from their previous five league matches. Despite all the injury problems Rafael Benítez needs to quickly turn things around at the club.

Key Facts

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  • Everton won both the Premier League meetings against Arsenal last season.
  • Arsenal have not won their last three Premier League away games at Goodison Park. Drawing one and losing two in the process.
  • The Gunners have scored 111 goals against Everton in the Premier League, This is the most goals they have scored against any team in the league.
  • The Toffees have picked up just one point from their last five league games.
  • The Gunners have lost two of their previous three league games. They were on an unbeaten run of eight league matches before this.

Team news

Everton Striker Solomon Rondon picked up a hamstring injury during the Liverpool clash and was forced off the pitch. Anthony Gordon will be hoping to start after coming off the bench against Liverpool. Star striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin is still out and there are no signs of his return any time soon.

Midfield duo Andre Gomes and Tom Davies are also ruled out of the clash due to their injuries. Centre-half Yerry Mina also continues to be on the sidelines due to his ongoing hamstring problem.

Arsenal Goal-keeper Bernd Leno was not named on the subs bench due to to a tight groin and looks a minor-doubt. Arsenal prodigy Saka came off the bench during the Manchester United clash. He will be hoping to be back in the starting line-up.

Midfielder Granit Xhaka is ruled out until the end of the year. Defender Sead Kolasinac is also ruled out until the end of the year.

Predicted lineup

Everton :

Jordan Pickford, Seamus Coleman, Michael Keane, Ben Godfrey, Lucas Digne, Allan, Fabian Delph, Alex Iwobi, Anthony Gordon, Demarai Gray, Richarlison

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Arsenal :

Aaron Ramsdale, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Benjamin White, Gabriel, Kieran Tierney, Thomas Partey, Sambi Lokonga, Martin Odegaard, Bukayo Saka, Emile Smith Rowe, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang     

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