08 February 2020 10:52
It is match day for Crystal Palace as they face Everton in the Premier League at Goodison Park. The Eagles make the trip north to face the Toffees on Merseyside, with Palace looking for a return to winning ways after losing their last two games in the league at home against Southampton and Sheffield United. Indeed, only league leaders Liverpool have picked up more than the 19 Everton have accumulated in their last ten games as they have risen to eighth place in the table. As such, it could be a tough test for Palace, who have not beaten Everton in the league since September 2014. Below, we take a look at the latest Palace news ahead of the game.
Palace boss Roy Hodgson has confirmed that he is set to continue talks with chairman Steve Parish over a new contract. The Palace manager's future has been the subject of speculation after the January transfer window ended in frustration for the Eagles, with the 72-year-old out of contract this summer in south London. "The chairman and I have had very positive discussions during the week," he said, speaking at his pre-match press conference. "I said before the game last week I said there was no reason to doubt the club's intention they want me to stay, when it comes to transfer windows, the last was disappointing, with [Nathan] Ferguson falling through because he needs an operation. Crystal Palace will be without four players for the game against Everton.
EVE vs CRY Premier League 2019-20 Prediction: Captain, Vice-Captain, Fantasy Tips For Today's Football Today's Match Everton vs Crystal Palace at Goodison Park 10 PM IST February 8: Everton vs Crystal Palace Match Details Everton: Jordan Pickford, Maarten Stekelenburg, Leighton Baines, Fabian Delph, Lucas Digne, Yerry Mina, Djibril Sidibé, Seamus Coleman, Dennis Adeniran, Mason Holgate, Michael Keane, Richarlison, Theo Walcott, Alex Iwobi, Morgan Schneiderlin, Bernard, André Gomes, Tom Davies, Cuco Martina, Anthony Gordon, Jean-Philippe Gbamin, Moise Kean, Oumar Niasse, Beni Baningime Crystal Palace: Wayne Hennessey, Stephen Henderson, Vicente Guaita, Joel Ward, Patrick van Aanholt, James Tomkins, Scott Dann, Cheikhou Kouyaté, Mamadou Sakho, Jeff Schlupp, Gary Cahill, Nikola Tavares, Martin Kelly, Tyrick Mitchell, Jairo Riedewald, Luka Milivojevic, Max Meyer, Wilfried Zaha, James McArthur, James McCarthy, Nya Kirby, Giovanni Mcgregor, Brandon Pierrick, Jordan Ayew, Andros Townsend, Christian Benteke, Cenk Tosun Carlo Ancelotti says Everton will do everything in their power to not have to watch local rivals Liverpool clinch the Premier League title at their Goodison Park home. If Liverpool keep winning, Manchester City drop three points, and Leicester drop any points between now and the Merseyside derby, Jurgen Klopp's side can potentially claim the title at Goodison Park on March 16. Ancelotti, who has won four of his eight games in charge of the Toffees, was asked about the possibility to which he said: "Liverpool are going to win the Premier League. "I think it would go down well for the Liverpool supporters - I'm not sure about the Everton supporters," Rush told Sky Sports. "But, if it's going to be at Goodison Park, I don't think any Liverpool supporters would be angry with that. "One thing for sure is that Everton will be trying to make certain they don't win it there, so that will be a really entertaining game." Everton midfielder Andre Gomes may yet play in the Merseyside derby despite suffering a horrific injury against Tottenham on November 3.