Everton vs WestBrom: Preview, Betting tips and Predictions - Premier League matchweek 2
|Richarlison misses a glorious chance to give Everton the lead, firing wide from a tight angle during their 1-0 away win over Tottenham (Source: premierleague.com)|
Everton vs WestBrom
Venue: Goodison Park
Saturday, 19th September
After last week’s debut, most teams and pundits will look at Everton differently.
Marco Silva and Ronald Koeman will grow green with envy at the number of ridiculous talents available to Carlo Ancelloti.
The midfield trio of Allan, Doucoure and Andre Gomes can compete with any midfield in the league.
And the smart footwork of James Rodriguez means opposing fullbacks must be wary of overlaps.
Everton won’t be the same again when they do train together for a little while more.
West Brom entered into bookies’ books as favorites for the drop after their poor showing against Leicester last weekend.
Slaven Bilic must be wondering how long before he’s booted out of the Baggies’ dugout.
Out of the 24 times that Everton and West Brom have squared up, the Toffees have come out tops half of the time with the Baggies winning six times.
😄 All smiles in training 😄 pic.twitter.com/SKCE2l7ywF— Everton (@Everton) September 18, 2020
The trajectory is not about to change with Bilic’s side having to look for a way to stop Richarlison from marauding down the left and James Rodriguez from tearing them down from the right.
West Brom won’t see the ball too often and clearly can’t see a win for them here.
Back to work. Everton away on Saturday lunchtime 💪 pic.twitter.com/JYAkjv6nJs— West Bromwich Albion (@WBA) September 17, 2020
Jarrad Branthwaite and Mason Holgate are not available for selection due to their respective injury.
New signing Branislav Ivanovic won't be selected as he is not fit, while Chelsea loanee Conor Gallagher is available for selection.
Betting prediction: Straight win Everton