Chelsea vs Everton - Premier League: TV channel, team news, lineups & prediction
Chelsea will seek to keep their resurgence going when Everton visit Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
The Blues have won three on the bounce in all competitions, and while they remain tenth in the Premier League, they have closed the gap up to the European spots.
As for Everton, their focus remains on surviving the relegation battle. A big 1-0 win over Brentford last time out - a result which helps Chelsea - has confidence high among Sean Dyche's side, although one poor set of results could see the Toffees fall back into the drop zone.
Here's all you need to know about this one.
Where are Chelsea vs Everton playing?
- Location: London, England
- Stadium: Stamford Bridge
- Date: Saturday 18 March
- Kick-off Time: 17:30 GMT / 12:30 ET / 09:30 PT
- Referee: Darren England
- VAR: Chris Kavanagh
Chelsea vs Everton H2H Results (Last Five Games)
- Chelsea: 2 wins
- Everton: 2 wins
- Draws: 1
Current Form (Last Five Games)
- Chelsea: LLWWW
- Everton: WLLDW
How to watch Chelsea vs Everton on TV and live stream
Television Channel/Live Stream
Sky Sports Main Event / Sky GO
Chelsea team news
Raheem Sterling was left out of the England squad through injury, which suggests his hamstring issue will keep the winger out of this game. Mason Mount and Reece James, on the other hand, have made the England squad and look to have shaken off their respective issues.
Edouard Mendy is stepping up his return to action and could soon be available, while Cesar Azpilicueta is also believed to be close to a return. N'Golo Kante might make his first squad since August.
Armando Broja and Thiago Silva remain out.
Chelsea predicted lineup vs Everton
(3-4-3): Kepa; Fofana, Koulibaly, Cucurella; James, Kovacic, Fernandez, Chilwell; Mudryk, Havertz, Felix.
Everton team news
There could be a return to the bench for Dominic Calvert-Lewin after a thigh problem, but the striker will play a limited role, if any, as Sean Dyche seeks to avoid any further complications.
Andros Townsend is a confirmed absentee and right-back Nathan Patterson is also expected to sit this one out with a knee problem.
Everton predicted lineup vs Chelsea
(4-5-1): Pickford; Coleman, Tarkowski, Keane, Godfrey; Iwobi, Onana, Gueye, Doucoure, McNeil; Gray.
Chelsea vs Everton score prediction
Chelsea are not yet back to their best but the Blues are feeling good once again, with their heavy hitters finally appearing to figure out how to play together.
That could spell bad news for an Everton side who have won just once on their travels this season - against Southampton in October.
Add in the oft-forgotten fact that only three teams have a better defensive record than Chelsea this season, and it should mean another win for the Blues.
Prediction: Chelsea 2-0 Everton