Everton will travel to Hull on the first day of 2015 looking to stop the rot against the Tigers. Injuries and poor form have struck the Blues again, resulting in a three-match losing streak.
Roberto Martinez's squad will ring in the new year in 12th place on the Premier League table. The team will try to get a result at Hull after losing the last three to Southampton, Stoke City, and Newcastle United.
Steve Bruce's Hull City come into the game in 17th place on the table, just outside of the relegation zone. Hull are experiencing form similar to Everton, having dropped three of their last four matches.
The two clubs last met on December 3rd, a 1-1 draw at Goodison Park.
How to watch, listen, and stream
Date and Time: Thursday, January 1st. 15:00 GMT, 10am EST, 7am PST
Stadium: Kingston Communications Stadium, Hull
Stream: NBC Live Extra (US only)
Info via Livesoccertv.com
Here is the squad information for the game -
Everton XI -
Everton XI (to face Hull City): Joel, Baines, Jagielka, Alcaraz, Coleman, Barry, Besic, Barkley, Naismith, Mirallas, Kone.— Everton (@Everton) January 1, 2015
Everton subs -
Everton substitutes: Griffiths, Eto'o, McGeady, Oviedo, Lukaku, Distin, Atsu. #HULLvEFC— Everton (@Everton) January 1, 2015
Hull XI -
Hull City XI: McGregor, Bruce, Chester, Davies (c), Meyler, Hernandez, Livermore, Jelavic, Ramirez, Robertson, Elmohamady. #HULLvEFC— Everton (@Everton) January 1, 2015
Hull subs -
Hull City substitutes: Harper, Rosenior, Brady, Maguire, Sagbo, Ince, Aluko. #HULLvEFC— Everton (@Everton) January 1, 2015