Everton – Arsenal – The second meeting of the extraordinary 16th round of the English Premiership power on Tuesday night at Goodison weighed old rivals Everton and Arsenal, with the home team after a couple of poor performances significantly spoil your placement and are currently in ninth place in the table while the “gunners” from London and the second in front of this view have as many as 14 points more than their opponents. In addition, the team of Arsenal is celebrated and in their last three clashes, which finally broke the streak of two draws and one defeat at Goodison. Start: 12.13.2016. – 19:45 CET
But in the camp Everton are hoping to now again able to surprise guests from London, especially since they urgently needed a good result for the return of confidence. Namely, by coach Koeman after a bright start of the season and the series of four wins and one draw, for a long time are in of crisis, with at home and still undefeated, but also in the last four appearances at Goodison nailed three draws and only one win. On the other hand, the guests were beaten four times in a row, so this is now the ninth place in general even does not look so bad.
However, now will be tested greatly against “speeding” Arsenal, with their short passing game already does not match, so this is why i Koeman announced several changes in the starting lineup, mostly in the midfield. Of course that all this patron and this last series of three defeats and two draws, but the lack of a standard latest winger Bolasiea, while apart from him because of injuries sidelined more defenders Browning and Pennington, midfielders Besic and Gibson and striker Kone.
Probable lineups Everton: Stekelenburg – Coleman, Williams, Funes Mori, Baines – Gueye, Barry – Lennon, Barkley, Mirallas – Lukaku
As for Arsenal, but we in the introduction that they this visit to Goodison greeted with a second place in the standings of the Premier League, but after the last series of three championship victories, so it is still run by these three points behind leaders Chelsea. However, last weekend along with some difficulty reached the domestic triumph of 3: 1 over the extremely tough and unpleasant Stoke, which is even the first and led, but below “gunners” still play for something more risky and over Walcott and Ozil already in 50th minutes came the turning point.
At the finish of the final 3: 1 by reservists Iwobi, but even so, he again should stay on the bench, as in the offensive part of the team coach Wenger recently generally believe the same players but also for example the robust Giroud has long since not been starter. Otherwise, in the game against Stoke was injured defender Mustafa standard, which means that this position again cover Paulista, since the experienced Mertesacker has not sufficiently recovered. Besides the two, because of injuries are still sidelined defender Debuchy, Cazorla and Ramsey midfielders and attackers Welbeck, Sanogo and Akpom.
Probable lineups Arsenal: Cech – Bellerin, Paulista, Koscielny, Monreal – Coquelin, Xhaka – Walcott, Ozil, Oxlade-Chamberlain – Sanchez