Everton Manager Carlo Ancelotti though unhappy to have Nigerian international Alex Iwobi and Ivorian international Jean-Pierre Gbamin on the sidelines following injuries, he is however delighted that there are no other injury worries ahead Saturday’s clash against Bright & Hove Albion.
The former PSG and Real Madrid manager is equally happy that midfielder Andre Gomez is bouncing back to form suffering dislocation last November.
Everton have recorded two loses two victories and a draw in the last five matches including a lone goal loss to Liverpool in the FA Cup.
The Toffees are 11th on the log with 25 points in 21 matches with Ancelotti eager to steer the side to the top four. Brighton who will be parading Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun have only managed a victory against Bournemouth the last five matches with last match against Sheffield Wednesday in the FA cup ended in lone goal defeat for Balogun and his teammates.
Some analyst has tipped Everton to have an easy victory against the visitors basing their submission of past records.
Everton have never lost in the five Premier League meetings between Everton and Brighton (four wins and a draw) with the Toffees winning both games at Goodison Park.
Brighton on the other hand have never won away against Everton in any competition, drawing two and losing five of their visits.