But three more points here will give the Blues a lot more breathing room as we look to maintain our Premier League status.
So how will Frank Lampard line up his Blues against Leicester City?
The big news is that Yerry Mina is fit and in the squad. Frank said he “will feature” – which for a centre-back sounds likely that he could start. He did however admit that he needs to be carefully managed with the Merseyside Derby (urgh) on Sunday.
Donny van de Beek is also available after recovering from a minor thigh injury, so the only absentees are the long-term trio of Tom Davies, Andros Townsend and Nathan Patterson.
EVERTON SQUAD AVAILABLE VS LEICESTER
Goalkeepers: Pickford, Begovic, Lonergan
Defenders: Keane, Mina, Godfrey, Holgate, Branthwaite, Mykolenko, Coleman, Kenny,
Midfielders: Allan, Doucoure, Delph, Gomes, Dele, van de Beek, Davies (INJURY)
Wingers: Gray, Gordon,
Townsend (INJURY), Iwobi, El Ghazi
Attackers: Calvert-Lewin, Richarlison, Rondon, Tosun, Dobbin
Tactics and Formation
After a very impressive performance against United, it would be a surprise to see a major change to the system and/or line-up.
Indeed, I think it could be the same starting XI again, unless Yerry Mina is drafted in for Michael Keane.
Starters (likelihood of starting rated out of 10)
Jordan Pickford – 10/10
Seamus Coleman – 8/10
Michael Keane – 7/10
Ben Godfrey – 9/10
Vitaliy Mykolenko – 7/10
Allan – 8/10
Fabian Delph – 7/10
Anthony Gordon – 8/10
Alex Iwobi – 7/10
Richarlison – 10/10
Dominic Calvert-Lewin – 9/10
Abdoulaye Doucoure - Here’s hoping the additional rest will do him good.
Donny van de Beek - Hard to see where he fits in in the 4-2-3-1 formation.