Everton vs Watford : All You Need To Know About The Premier League Match
The international break cannot come soon enough for Everton.David Unsworth has presided over three successive defeats and the club is in a complete mess.Watford have a super opportunity to bag a big scalp and bounce back from their home defeat to Stoke last time out.
A season that promised so much has delivered so little and the pain keeps on being heaped on Everton fans.
The appointment of David Unsworth has shown that Ronald Koeman cannot be solely blamed for Everton’s poor form this season.
A summer recruitment strategy that was lauded at the time, has spectacularly failed and Everton’s squad was simply not put together properly to challenge at home and abroad.
Everton’s latest defeat at Lyon on Thursday night means they have exited the Europa League after just four matches.
Sadly, Everton’s fans showed more fight in the Europa League than their players.
Now, Everton have to concentrate on the Premier League but there is little evidence that things will get better quickly.
Match Details :
Date : Sunday, November 5.
Time : 16:30 UK/ 22:00 IST
Venue : Goodison Park
TV Broadcast : Star Sports Select 2/HD 2(India)
Live Streaming Link : www.Ronaldo7.net
Team news :
Cuca Martina was stretchered off at Lyon and is definitely out of the Watford game.
Wayne Rooney was not part of the Everton squad in France so should start versus the Hornets.
Gylfi Sigurdsson played up front for Everton at Lyon, it seems likely that the Iceland star will return to the bench on Sunday.
Everton remain without a host of long term absentees including Michael Keane, Ross Barkley, Ramiro Funes Mori, Seamus Coleman and Yannick Bolasie.
Troy Deeney starts his three-game suspension after clashing with Joe Allen last week.
Watford also have a lengthy injury list that includes Roberto Pereyra, Nathaniel Chalobah, Younes Kaboul, Sebastian Prodl, Craig Cathcart and Isaac Success.
There remain question marks around some of the Watford squad under Marco Silva. Stefano Okaka has been cast into the wilderness and not been part of the matchday squad since August. Whilst Etienne Capoue keeps coming off early.
Predicted line-ups :
Everton starting XI: Pickford; Keane, Jagielka, Williams; Martina, Sigurdsson, Gueye, Vlasic, Baines; Klaassen, Niasse.