West Ham vs Everton – Premier League preview and team news

Everton will be hoping to close to within one point of sixth-placed West Ham United by taking all three points when the two sides meet in the Premier League on Saturday. Meanwhile, the hosts will be keen to bounce back from their below-par performance at Watford last weekend which saw their unbeaten away record come to an end., as they suffered their first defeat in the league since August. Manager Slaven Bilic admitted that his team were outplayed in all departments as they slipped three places in the table, and the afternoon was made…

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Everton vs Sunderland – Premier League preview and team news

Sunderland will be hoping to take the confidence gained from another Tyne-Wear derby success into their trip to Goodison Park, where they have got the better of Everton in each of the last two seasons. The home side will be intent on avoiding a third straight league defeat, having produced a poor showing in a comprehensive reverse against Manchester United and then conceded two sloppy goals in quick succession to ensure they came away with nothing from high-flying Arsenal. In midweek they lacked vibrancy again, but were able to eventually see…

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Preview: Southampton vs Everton – Saints look to get points on the board before Europa League campaign kicks off

After they both shared four goals on opening day, Southampton and Everton will both be aiming for their first win in what promises to be a keenly contested encounter on the Hampshire coast. Manager Ronald Koeman was not at Newcastle to see his Saints side finish level in an entertaining game which saw Graziano Pelle continue his red-hot start to the new season with a fine headed goal, and Shane Long grab an equaliser through similar means. Two late chances for Sadio Mane meant there was a tinge of regret…

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