Chelsea and Everton will play on Saturday the 18th of March at 5:30 pm in the 28th week of the Premier League. The match will take place in London at the Stamford Bridge. The encounter will be officiated by Darren England.
Chelsea occupies the 10th place in the league with 37 points. It comes from a 1-3 win against Leicester City in its last match in the Premier League. Thus far, it has won 10 times, draw 7 times, and lost 9 times.
Everton occupies the 15th place in the table with 25 points. It comes from a 1-0 win against Brentford in its last match in the Premier League. Up to now, it has won 6 times, draw 7 times, and lost 14 times.
These are the projected line-ups according to our predictions.
Chelsea has mostly adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up most used during the season (7 times or 26.92%).
Overall, it adopted the following line-ups: 4-2-3-1 (7 times), 3-4-2-1 (5 times), 3-4-3 (3 times), 4-3-3 (3 times), 3-5-2 (3 times), 4-2-2-2 (2 times), 3-5-1-1 (once), 3-1-4-2 (once) and 4-4-2 (once).
Graham Potter is expected to play against Everton with the following players: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Kalidou Koulibaly, Cucurella, Wesley Fofana, Ben Chilwell, Mateo Kovačić, Enzo Fernández, Conor Gallagher, Mykhailo Mudryk and Kai Havertz.
Suppose that this will be the line-up, the resulting average age of Chelsea would be 25.60.
There are doubts about the presence of Reece James.
Graham Potter will probably not be able to employ Edouard Mendy, N’Golo Kanté and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang because of injury.
César Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva, Mason Mount, Armando Broja and Raheem Sterling will definitely miss the match.
Everton has mostly adopted the 4-3-3 line-up most used during the season (10 times or 37.04%).
Overall, it adopted the following line-ups: 4-3-3 (10 times), 4-5-1 (6 times), 5-4-1 (2 times), 4-2-3-1 (2 times), 3-4-3 (2 times), 4-1-4-1 (once), 3-4-2-1 (once), 3-5-2 (once), 5-3-2 (once) and (once).
Sean Dyche is expected to play against Chelsea with the following players: Jordan Pickford, Ben Godfrey, James Tarkowski, Michael Keane, Séamus Coleman, Dwight McNeil, Abdoulaye Doucouré, Amadou Mvom Onana, Idrissa Gueye, Alex Iwobi and Demarai Gray.
Presuming that the line up is confirmed as above, the resulting average age of Everton would be 28.55.
Sean Dyche will probably not be able to employ Nathan Patterson and Dominic Calvert-Lewin because of injury.
Andros Townsend will definitely miss the match.