Chelsea vs. Everton: Premier League – Match Preview

Chelsea entertain Everton on Sunday afternoon with the pair looking to build on decent weeks.

Chelsea won the first ever Premier League match at Wembley Stadium as they edged out Tottenham.

Two Marcos Alonso goals, a superb free-kick and a late winner, earned Chelsea all three points.

Everton progressed into the group stages of the Europa League thanks to a 1-1 draw away at Hajduk Split on Thursday.

It was their second 1-1 draw of the week as they held Manchester City at the Etihad, with Wayne Rooney scoring his 200th Premier League goal.

Enhanced match odds

Chelsea to beat Everton: 20/1 with Betfair*

Chelsea to beat Everton: 20/1 with Paddy Power*

Match history
Chelsea produced a remarkable victory in the fixture last season, winning 5-0 at Stamford Bridge in a near perfect display.

They also won 3-0 at Goodison Park, the win that gave them one hand on the Premier League title.

Last five Premier League meetings
Everton 0 Chelsea 3 – 30/04/17

Chelsea 5 Everton 0 – 05/11/16
Chelsea 3 Everton 3 – 11/02/16
Everton 3 Chelsea 1 – 12/09/15

Chelsea 1 Everton 0 – 11/02/15

Under 2.5 goals – 20/21 with Betfair

Team news
Cesc Fabregas returns from suspension for Chelsea and is set to replace Andreas Christensen in the team.

Eden Hazard is closing in on a return, however won’t be fit enough for Sunday.

Morgan Schneiderlin is banned, meaning Gylfi Sigurdsson will make his first league start.

Idrissa Gueye is a doubt, but should be fit to start at Stamford Bridge, however Muhamed Besic is on standby.

Expected starting XI’s
Chelsea (3-4-3): Courtois; Azpilicueta, Luiz, Rudiger; Moses, Bakayoko, Kante, Alonso; Fabregas, Willian; Morata
Everton (3-4-2-1): Pickford; Keane, Williams, Jagielka; Holgate, Gueye, Davies, Baines; Calvert-Lewin, Sigurdsson; Rooney

Predictions

Result: Chelsea (20/1 with Betfair)*

Correct Score: 2-0 (6/1 with Bet 365)

Anytime Goalscorer: Alvaro Morata (21/20 with Winner)

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