Chelsea travel to West Brom looking to make it two wins out of three and bounce back from defeat to Liverpool last week. The Baggies are yet to pick up a point on their return to the Premier League though.
While Kai Havertz is confident again after a midweek hat-trick for the Blues against Barnsley in the Carabao Cup. Lampard now has a new goalkeeper in the ranks with Edouard Mendy completing his move from Rennes this week.
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Ancelotti has really got the Toffees ticking now. Plenty has been said about the brilliance of Rodriguez and the goals of Calvert-Lewin, but this was, aside from a couple of nervy moments from set-pieces, an assured defensive performance.
That’s it! Everton make it three wins from three to start the season and move to the top of the Premier League table. Palace drop points for the first time this campaign, and they will probably feel slightly aggrieved, justifiably, after the first-half penalty that decided the game.
Calvert-Lewin wins a couple of free-kicks and Everton slow the game down again. They’ve managed the second half well.
Palace will have four added minutes to find an equaliser. It’s not looking likely at the moment.
Another change, this time for Everton: Tom Davies comes on for Richarlison.
Jairo Riedewald replaces McArthur for the final few minutes. The tempo of the game has slowed significantly, probaly because of the number of substitutions being made. Palace need to pick things up with just a few minutes left.
Rodriguez, impressive again today, makes way for Alex Iwobi.
An Everton free kick is cleared only as far as Allan, who hits a shot first time and sends the ball into orbit.
Hodgson introduces Christian Benteke, who’ll be a presence up front for the Eagles. Ayew makes way.
For all of Palace’s concerted effort, Everton are keeping them at arm’s length relatively comfortably. The hosts need some inspiration with about ten minutes left.
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