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Blues third game of the season is away at Villa Park

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Everton Training Session Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images

Preview

Everton are off to a decent start in the 2019-20 Premier League and are yet to concede a goal. The Blues have never kept three consecutive clean sheets to start a season so that record will be up for grabs in a few hours at Villa Park as newly promoted Aston Villa look to get their first point(s) of the season after two straight losses.

Fabian Delph is the only player still out for Marco Silva’s side and will miss a return to his old stomping grounds, and the manager will have to make some decisions on whether he wants to stick with the same XI as last weekend or change some things around with Moise Kean and Alex Iwobi waiting to get their first starts.


Match Details

Competition: Premier League Matchday 3

Date and start time: Friday, August 23rd at 12:00 p.m. PT / 3:00 p.m ET / 8:00 p.m. BST

Stadium: Villa Park, Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

Capacity: 42,785

Weather: 73°F/23°C, partly cloudy, 1% chance of precipitation, 10 kmh winds

How to Watch/Listen

TV: Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League - United Kingdom; NBCSN - United States; RMC Sport 1, Canal+ Sport, Flow Sports PL, DAZN, beIN Sports HD 2, SuperSport 3 Africa, SuperSport 10 Africa, SL2G, ESPN3 Sur

Radio: evertontv, TalkSport Radio World, BBC Radio 5 Live

Live stream: SKY GO Extra, NBC Sports, Telemundo Deportes, Fubo TV (affiliate link*), FLow Sports App

Information from LiveSoccerTV.com

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Lineups

Everton

Starting XI: Pickford; Digne, Mina, Keane, Coleman; Gomes, Schneiderlin; Bernard, Sigurdsson, Richarlison; Calvert-Lewin

Subs: Stekelenburg, Walcott, Holgate, Sidibe, Iwobi, Davies, Kean

Aston Villa

Starting XI: Heaton, Guilbert, Engels, Mings, Taylor; Douglas Luiz, McGinn, Grealish; Jota, Wesley, Trezeguet

Subs: Steer, Lansbury, Hourihane, Konsa, El Ghazi, Elmohamady, Davis

Last Meeting

It’s been a few years since Dean Smith’s side was last in the Premier League, with the Blues romping to a 3-1 win (Funes Mori, Lennon, Lukaku) in early 2016 as Villa plummeted towards relegation. In the home leg of that fixture previously, the Roberto Martinez had won 4-0 (Barkley x2, Lukaku x2) in November 2015, with none of those players still in the Blues squad.

Everton did like what they saw in those games of one Idrissa Gueye, and went on to sign the combative midfielder that summer after Villa went into the Championship.