Premier League Action at Goodison Park – Everton face West Ham United

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Next Sunday at 2:15pm GMT, on matchday 8 of the Premier League, we will see Everton play The Hammers at Goodison Park.

As it stands, The Hammers will go to Goodison Park in eighteenth place, Everton are currently in seventeenth.

Everton face their opponents with equal points, with both keen to make progress

Having dropped a total of four points in their past two games, Frank Lampard won’t be devastated by those results, but will be eager to secure a consistent run of form.

Also, with four draws in four meetings, Manager Frank Lampard has plenty to ponder, going into the next fixture, not least of which is how to get the wins he needs. With four points (0W, 2L and 4D), they are established in seventeenth position in the League having drawn four matches and lost two games.

Playing at home, Everton have drawn two matches and lost one game.

Everton will have 7 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Everton’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Frank Lampard, ahead of this Sunday’s fixture against their opponents.

Struggling West Ham United go to Goodison Park on Sunday and hope for a positive result

The Hammers will take a huge positive from their recent 2-1 win against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Also, getting out of a relegation battle requires a string of positive results, but David Moyes’s men know that four losses in six matches is a run of form that will be hard to turn around. With an eighteenth position in the league and 1 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, they currently have four points in the League having won one game, drawn one game, and lost four games.

Playing away from home, The Hammers have won one game and lost two fixtures.

Victory for West Ham United would take their points tally to 7 so far this season.

The Hammers are missing two players through injury or illness. This will affect David Moyes’s selection choices significantly.

Everton v West Ham United – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels Everton and The Hammers have faced each other 56 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Everton’s favour (29 – 12). Also, Everton have seen victory in eleven of the previous 19 games against The Hammers. The last time they played each other in this competition Everton secured a 2-1 home win.

Players to watch

For Everton, Anthony Gordon scoredtwo goals and provided one assist in six League matches this season, while Pablo Fornals, one of their best scorers, has nettedone goal in six League games this campaign for The Hammers.

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