Chelsea v Everton League Cup Betting Preview | 25th October
In our Chelsea v Everton betting preview we look at team news, potential line-ups, stats & facts, head-to-head, popular bets and more for Wednesday night’s fourth round Carabao Cup fixture.
Chelsea v Everton Betting Preview
Venue: Stamford Bridge
David Unsworth takes charge of an Everton side playing their first game since this week’s departure of Ronald Koeman.
The former Everton defender has made the step up from managing the U23 squad and has boldly declared his interest in taking the job on a full-time basis.
The Toffee’s travel to West London on Wednesday to face a Chelsea side that bounced back to beat Watford 4-2 in their last league fixture.
Antonio Conte’s side showed fighting spirit to come from 2-1 down on the weekend and will be looking to build momentum with another win.
Both Chelsea and Everton breezed into the fourth round against Championship opponents, despatching Nottingham Forest and Sunderland 5-1 and 3-0 respectively.
The winner of Wednesday night’s match will progress to the quarter finals.
Chelsea will still be without Danny Drinkwater (calf), N’Golo Kante (hamstring) and Victor Moses (hamstring).
Everton will welcome back midfield duo Morgan Schneiderlin and James McCarthy, who have both been declared fit to play.
Idrissa Gueye will miss out through suspension after receiving two yellows in the 5-2 defeat against Arsenal.
Potential Chelsea Starting XI: Caballero; Rudiger, Christensen, Cahill; Zappacosta, Fabregas, Bakayoko, Kenedy; Musonda, Hazard, Batshuayi
Potential Everton Starting XI: Pickford, Kenny, Keane, Jagielka, Baines, Schneiderlin, Davies, Sigurdsson, Lookman, Vlasic, Rooney
Head To Head
- Chelsea and Everton have met already this season at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League, with the home side winning 2-0.
- The sides have met on 177 occasions.
- Chelsea have claimed victory 71 times, Everton have won 54 times and there have been 52 draws.
- The teams last met at this stage of the league cup six years ago, with Chelsea winning 2-1 at Goodison Park.
- The last cup match at Stamford Bridge between the two sides ended up with a dramatic penalty shoot-out win for Everton.
Chelsea 4/11, Draw – 7/2, Everton – 6/1
- Batshuayi to score first – 4/1
- Everton to lead at half time and fail to win – 9/1
- Chelsea to score a penalty – 5/1
- Chelsea to score in both halves – 8/13
- Everton under 1.5 goals – 3/1