With the Gameweek 27 of the Premier League set to kickoff, Everton hosts league leaders Manchester City at the Goodison Park on Saturday.
Everton comes into the game after a disappointing 2-0 defeat against Southampton. The toffees are currently 16th in the Premier League table. They have picked up 22 points from 23 league games so far.
Everton Premier League Form: L L L L W L
While Manchester City comes into the game after an exciting 2-3 defeat against Tottenham Hotspurs, last time around in the Premier League. The citizens are currently on top of the league table. Pep Guardiola’s side have picked up 63 points from 26 league games so far.
Manchester City Premier League Form: W W D W W L
Pep Guardiola will be hoping that his side can get back to winning ways and maintain the lead at the top of the Premier League table. While Frank Lampard will be hoping to cause an upset and grab three points to avoid dropping into the relegation dog fight.
- Everton have won just one of their last 17 Premier League meetings against Manchester City.
- The toffees have lost the last eight league meetings against the citizens in a row.
- While Manchester City have won their last four away league games against Everton.
- The toffees have lost 13 of their 23 league games so far this term. This is the same number of defeats they suffered through the last term.
- The citizens are unbeaten in their last 12 Premier League away games.
Everton winger Demarai Gray still remains a minor doubt ahead of the clash. The toffees will be without Yerry Mina, Ben Godfrey, Abdoulaye Doucoure, Fabian Delph, and Tom Davies. Despite the poor performance last time around, Richarlison and Dominic Calvert-Lewin are still expected to start in attack. With Anthony Gordon on the left and Alex Iwobi on the right.
For Manchester City Jack Grealish, Gabriel Jesus and Cole Palmer are all minor doubts ahead of the clash. While Riyad Mahrez and John Stones could be recalled back into the starting lineup. Bernardo Silva could drop into the midfield role and Ilkay Gundogan could drop out of the starting lineup. Ruben Dias and Aymeric Laporte should maintain their place in the starting lineup.
Everton predicted lineup:
Pickford; Coleman, Holgate, Keane, Kenny; Iwobi, Allan, Van de Beek, Gray; Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin
Manchester City predicted lineup:
Ederson; Walker, Dias, Laporte, Cancelo; De Bruyne, Rodri, Bernardo; Mahrez, Foden, Sterling
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