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Everton at Leicester City: Team News and Lineups

The start of the season is finally here as Everton takes on Leicester City at King Power Stadium

Everton Manager Roberto Martinez
Everton Manager Roberto Martinez
Ross Kinnaird

Who: Leicester City v Everton

What: Premier League Matchday 1

When: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 3:00 pm local, 10:00 am EDT

Where: King Power Stadium (Leicester, England)

Weather: Cloudy, high 65°F (19°C), wind 15 mph, chance of rain 0%


Everton Starting XI: Howard, Baines, Jagielka, Distin, Stones, McGeady, Pienaar, McCarthy, Barry, Naismith, Lukaku

Everton Subs: Robles, Mirallas, Besic, Atsu, Osman, Coleman, Alcaraz

Leicester City Starting XI: Schmeichel, De Laet, Morgan, Moore, Konchesky, Knockaert, Drinkwater, King, Mahrez, Ulloa, Nugent

Leicester City Subs: Hamer, Hammond, Schlupp, Hopper, Taylor-Fletcher, Wasilewski, Wood

Team News

Seamus Coleman, Kevin Mirallas and Romelu Lukaku have been declared fit for today's match despite concerns earlier in the week that they may not play. Coleman and Mirallas will start the game off of the bench, with Lukaku starting up top for the Toffees. Ross Barkley did not make the squad after suffering a knee injury during training. Barkley is expected to miss 6-8 weeks.


Referee: Mike Jones. Assistants: A. Halliday, A. Holmes. Fourth Official: D. Webb

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