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Everton are set to play against West Ham United in Wednesday’s EFL Cup meeting.
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Everton, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 1-2 Premier League triumph vs Crystal Palace.
In that game, Everton had 58% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. For Everton, the goalscorers were Dominic Calvert-Lewin (10') and Richarlison (40'). For their opponents, Crystal Palace got 8 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. Cheikhou Kouyaté (26') was the scorer for Crystal Palace.
Fixtures featuring Everton have proved to be engaging affairs lately with a lot of goalmouth action being a common characteristic. Over their past half dozen clashes, a grand total of 25 goals have been scored for both sides combined (at an average of 4.17 goals per game) with 17 of them accredited to The Toffees. We will see if that trend will end up being continued on into this next match.
West Ham United
West Ham United will go into the encounter following on from a 4-0 Premier League win vs Wolverhampton Wanderers in their last match.
In that game, West Ham United had 37% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. For West Ham United, goals were scored by Jarrod Bowen (17', 57') and Sébastien Haller (90'). Wolverhampton Wanderers got 10 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Raúl Jiménez (66' Own goal) scored for Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Showing their involvement in eventful matches, we’ve had goals 20 times in the previous six matches in which West Ham United have taken to the field, giving a mean average of 3.33 goals for each clash. Their opponents have got 6 from this total.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head to head clashes stretching back to 29/11/2017 shows that Everton have won 3 of these and West Ham United 2, with the tally of drawn games standing at 1.
A sum of 18 goals were scored between them in this period, with 11 of them from The Toffees and 7 being from The Hammers. That is an average goals per game value of 3.
The last league contest featuring these sides was Premier League match day 23 on 18/01/2020 which ended up with the score at West Ham United 1-1 Everton.
On that occasion, West Ham United had 48% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 6 on target. The scorer was Issa Diop (40').
Everton had 11 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Dominic Calvert-Lewin (44') scored.
The referee was Andre Marriner.
Team News: Everton
Jean-Philippe Gbamin (Achilles tendon rupture) and Cenk Tosun (Cruciate Ligament Surgery) are unavailable for Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti.
Team News: West Ham United
Thanks to a completely healthy group to choose from, West Ham United boss David Moyes does not have any fitness concerns to report ahead of this match.
In this match, West Ham United will surely be able to put one past this Everton lineup, although that probably shouldn’t be enough to avoid a loss.
We’re tipping a narrow 2-1 winning margin for Everton at the end of the 90 minutes. Expecting it to be very competitive.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Goodison Park (39,414)
Captain: Séamus Coleman
Chairman: Bill Kenwright
Manager: Carlo Ancelotti
Competitions: Premier League position 2, EFL Cup (Fourth Round)
⭐ Key Player: Dominic Calvert-Lewin
Mostly played in the Striker position, Dominic Calvert-Lewin was born in Sheffield, England. After making a first senior appearance for Sheffield United in the 2014 - 2015 season, the talented Forward has managed 4 league goals in the Premier League 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 2 appearances.