Everton vs West Ham – Premier League: Live score and updates
Everton vs West Ham LIVE: Toffees look to climb into the top four and continue positive start as they host the Hammers at Goodison Park
- Everton play West Ham in the early Premier League fixture on Sunday afternoon
- Rafa Benitez’s side can climb above Man United into fourth with three points
- West Ham hoping to bounce back from loss to Brentford before internationals
- Latest Premier League news, including live action and results
- Premier League table – as it stands
Everton and West Ham meet at Goodison Park in the first of two Premier League fixtures on Sunday afternoon.
The Toffees have made a fairly encouraging start under Rafa Benitez and could climb above Manchester United into fourth spot with three points.
West Ham have seen a mixed start to the campaign and will be hoping to respond after a home loss to Brentford before the international pause.
Follow Sportsmail’s ALEX BOWMER for live Premier League coverage of Everton vs West Ham, including build-up, team news and updates.
West Ham have just one league win in their last five matches, but David Moyes makes only change after the heartbreaking late loss to Brentford.
Vladimir Coufal has been unable to shake off a groin injury picked up in the Carabao Cup win at Manchester United last month, so with Ryan Fredericks absent, 21-year-old Ben Johnson comes in at right back for his first start in six months. Mark Noble and Alex Kral are also sidelined.
West Ham (4-2-3-1): Fabianski; Johnson, Zouma, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Soucek, Rice; Bowen, Benrahma, Fornals; Antonio.
Subs: Areola, Yarmolenko, Lanzini, Vlasic, Dawson, Diop, Masuaku, Ashby, Baptiste.
Everton make two changes from the side that drew 1-1 against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Seamus Coleman returns after five weeks out with a thigh strain, with Ben Godfrey shuffling over to centre back and Yerry Mina dropping to the bench.
Alex Iwobi also comes back into the team following a niggle, meaning Anthony Gordon is one of the substitutes today despite his impressive display against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men.
Everton (4-4-1-1): Pickford; Coleman, Godfrey, Keane, Digne; Townsend, Doucoure, Allan, Iwobi; Gray; Rondon. Subs: Begovic, Kenny, Holgate, Mina, Gordon, Gbamin, Davies, Tyrer, Dobbin.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin has five goals in his last four games against West Ham, including a hat-trick in last season’s 4-1 Carabao Cup win at Goodison Park.
However, the striker, along with Richarlison, continues to be absent through injury. Who will step up in their absence against David Moyes’ men?
…and welcome to Sportsmail’s coverage of an intriguing clash between Everton and West Ham.
A win for Rafa Benitez’s men would see them jump above Manchester United and Brighton into the top four, while the Irons will leapfrog the Red Devils into fifth spot.
Lots to play for then.
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