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Preview: Everton vs Bolton

Preview: Everton vs Bolton

Bolton are looking for the first back-to-back for the first time since April whilst Everton are looking for a continuation of their fine early season form. Everton will be looking for som form after their defeat to Man Utd at the weekend.

Suspensions and Injuries

Leon Osman (foot), Alan Stubbs (calf) and Leighton Baines (hamstring) will miss out but Everotn are hopeful Mikel Arteta may return.

Gavin McCann and Jlloyd Samuel are both hoping for a recall but Bolton could keep the same side.


Everton (from): Howard, Hibbert, Neville, Yobo, Lescott, Jagielka, Valente, Cahill, Carsley, Pienaar, Gravesen, Arteta, Anichebe, Johnson, Yakubu, Vaughan, McFadden, Wessels.

Bolton (from): Jaaskelainen, Hunt, Meite, A O'Brien, Gardner, Nolan, Campo, Guthrie, Davies, Anelka, Diouf, McCann, Samuel, Al Habsi, Speed, Giannakopoulos, Cid, Michalik, Wilhelmsson, Braaten, Alonso.

Megson: we can beat anybody

"Everton are having a fantastic season and although they have spent some money, they are not one of the real big spenders.

"A number of clubs find it difficult at Goodison but we've got to go and improve on our away performances.

"When we are at our best we can beat anybody at this level."

Eyefootball Premiership Predictor


Everton know Bolton are know walkover, but Everton should get the points - and the Tim Cahill and Yakubu attack will finish them off today.

Goalscorer: Yakubu