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Leicester v Everton

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27 Oct 2017
David Unsworth, Everton PL2 coach

Leicester City will be without long-term absentee Robert Huth and Matty James is a doubt but have no new injury concerns.

Everton remain without long-term absentees Ross Barkley (hamstring), Seamus Coleman (leg), Yannick Bolasie and Ramiro Funes Mori (both knee), but have no new injuries.

Idrissa Gueye is back from suspension and Morgan Schneiderlin has recovered from illness.

Did you know?

Leicester City have lost their last two Premier League matches against Everton, as many as in the previous 15 combined.

Everton can win three consecutive PL matches versus Leicester City for the first time.

Jamie Vardy has two goals and two assists in four previous PL appearances against the Toffees.

Wayne Rooney has scored in each of Everton’s last two PL matches and can net in three successive appearances for the first time since January 2016.

What the managers say 

Claude Puel: "It’s a difficult game. A special game. It’s important to keep this good memory from the two last games.”

See: Puel happy to be a Fox

David Unsworth: "This is Everton Football Club - it's all about results. We have to get a couple of wins - quickly."

See: Barkley close to return

Referee: Andre Marriner
Assistants: Simon Beck, Sian Massey-Ellis
Fourth official: Mike Jones

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