Everton v Chelsea: match preview, team news, facts and figures

Chelsea FC
Willian scored the winner the last time Chelsea met Everton
Kick-off: 12.45pm, Saturday 12 September 2015
Referee: Andre Marriner (Sheldon, West Midlands)
BetVictor.com preview: Back Blues to see off Everton despite poor start
Match in a nutshell: Chelsea look to bounce back at Goodison Park after their worst start to a season since 1995.

Injuries and suspensions
Ruled out: Tom Cleverley (ankle), Leighton Baines (ankle), Darron Gibson (foot), Steven Pienaar (hamstring), Tony Hibbert (knee).
Fitness tests: Bryan Oviedo (knee), Brendan Galloway (knee)
Suspended: None.

Ruled out: Thibaut Courtois (knee), Oscar (muscle injury).
Fitness tests: None.
Suspended: None.

Predicted line-ups

Everton: Howard; Coleman, Stones, Jagielka, Oviedo; McCarthy, Barry; Lennon, Barkley, Kone; Lukaku.
Subs from: Robles, Browning, Pennington, Galloway, Besic, Deulofeu, Mirallas, Naismith, Funes Mori, Holgate, McGeady, Osman.

Chelsea: Begovic; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Matic, Fabregas; Pedro, Willian, Hazard; Costa.
Subs from: Blackman, Baba, Aina, Zouma, Djilobodji, Mikel, Loftus-Cheek, Ramires, Kenedy, Remy, Falcao.

Vital statistics

Form guide – last five league matches
Everton total:
D L W D L (5 points)
Home: L D L L W (4 points)

Chelsea total: L W L D W (7 points)
Away: W L L W D (7 points)

Top scorers – all competitions
Lukaku 4; Barkley 2; Kone 1, Mirallas 1, Naismith 1.
Chelsea: Azpilicueta 1, Costa 1, Falcao 1, Oscar 1, Pedro 1.

Last five meetings
12 February 2015: Chelsea 1 Everton 0
30 August 2014: Everton 3, Chelsea 6
22 February 2014: Chelsea 1 Everton 0
14 September 2013: Everton 1 Chelsea 0
19 May 2013: Chelsea 2 Everton 1
Everton 1 win, Chelsea 4 wins, 0 draws