DATE: 22.10.2017

TIME: 15.30


Everton go head to head with Arsenal at the Goodison Park in match day nine of the English premier league both sides keen to impress.

Everton will be particularly eager to bag the crucial three points in front of their home faithful to end their recent dismissal performances in their post Romelu Lukaku era.

The Liverpool based side has struggled for form so far this season and they latest match saw them being held to another frustrating 1-1 draw by premier league new comers Brighton.

Ronald Koeman would be particularly eager to see his side who currently lie just one position above the relegation zone with eight points from eight matches get the maximum points in this crucial tie to avoid dropping into the relegation zone.

Despite managing two wins, two draws and suffering only one defeat in their last five matches the toffees have struggled for form domestically and in Europe.

Former Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney would be the charged to haunt Arsenal defense as the home team target a return to form.

Arsenal travel to Liverpool hoping to put behind their disappointing away performance in their last match that saw them fall 2-1 to Watford and bag the maximum points against Everton.The gunners will be keen to end their horrible away run in the premier league this season that has seen them fail to register a single point so far on the road to ease pressure on under fire manager Arsene Wenger.

Arsene charges currently lie sixth on the premier league with thirteen points from eight matches played and a win in this could see them climb into the top four position depending on other results.

Despite the recent defeat the Londoners have been in fine form winning all their last four matches and more of the same will surely please their French tactician.Due to recent struggles of unsettled Chilean star man Arsenal would counting on club record signing Alexandre Lacazette to get the job done upfront to sink the toffees.

Everton will have to do without the services of Yannick Bolasie, Ramiro Funes Mori, Seamus Coleman, Ross Barkley and Aaron Lennon due to injuries.

The FA cup holders will miss the services of Santi Cazorla, Calum Chambers and Shkodran Mustafi due to injury.Arsenal has won four of the last five matches between the two sides while Everton has enjoyed success in one match.


Everton probable line-up- Pickford, Baines, Martina, Keane, Schneiderlin, Sigurdsson, Gueye, Davies, Ramirez, Rooney

Arsenal probable line-up- Cech, Bellerin, Monreal, Koscielny, Kolisinac, Xhaka, Ramsey, Iwobi, Welbeck, Sanchez, Lacazatte

Expected results

Arsenal win

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