Everton open their 2018-19 preseason today against Austrian side ATV Irdning. Many big names will be on display, as well as quite a few promising youngsters. Beni Baningime, Theo Walcott, Yannick Bolasie, and Davy Klaassen miss out due to injury, Idrissa Gueye and Gylfi Sigurdsson remain on holiday, and Jordan Pickford is still at the World Cup.
Here is today’s team news:
Interestingly, Sandro Ramirez gets the start, while Kevin Mirallas is actually dressed in an Everton kit. Expect to see wholesale changes at various points during this one as players work up to fill fitness ahead of the league opener against Wolves.
Time: July 14th | ATV Arena | 4PM BST | 11 AM EST
Stream: https://www.evertonfc.com/live (must be a member to watch)
What are you looking to find out from today’s match? Ademola Lookman’s inclusion is exciting, and it is perhaps notable that Kieran Dowell is playing with the first team and has received a real number - 12. Come on you Blues!