LONDON, Sporting Alert — Chelsea lead is now double after have the lead against Everton after Alvaro Morata added to Cesc Fabregas’ opener in the 40th minute. Fabregas had broken the deadlock in the 26th minutes.
Everton and Chelsea will battle in the early English Premier League game on Super Sunday and the following are the starting lineups and team news.
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For Everton, they make changes, while Gylfi Sigurdsson makes his first Premier League start since his switch from Swansea City.
The Toffees make two adjustments from their draw at Manchester City on Monday as Morgan Schneiderlin is suspended and Dominic Calvert-Lewin is on the bench.
Sigurdsson is joined in the starting XI by Sandro Ramirez.
Meanwhile, despite reports about his father being shot twice in Bosnia, Muhamed Besic starts on the bench.
Wayne Rooney, Michael Keane, Ashley Williams, Phil Jagielka and Leighton Baines all start for Everton as well.
Idrissa Gueye also starts after overcoming a knock, but it is surprising to see Calvert-Lewin, who was full of energy at Man City, dropped.
Chelsea, in the meantime, make two changes as well from the win over Tottenham last week.
Despite the fuss, Cesc Fabregas is back in the starting lineup after his suspension for the Week 1 red card against Burnley, while Pedro also comes in.
Making way are Andreas Christensen and Tiemoue Bakayoko.
Defender Gary Cahill serves the second of his three game suspension for the red card he picked up against Burnley in the Week 1 defeat at Stanford Bridge.
EVERTON TEAM NEWS
Everton Team to play Chelsea: Pickford, Baines, Keane, Williams, Jagielka, Holgate, Davies, Sigurdsson, Gueye, Rooney, Ramirez. Subs: Stekelenburg, Lennon, Martina, Besic, Calvert-Lewin, Lookman, Kenny.
CHELSEA TEAM NEWS
Chelsea Team to play Everton: Courtois, Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Rudiger, Moses, Fabregas, Kante, Alonso, Willian, Morata, Pedro. Subs: Caballero, Christensen, Tomori, Bakayoko, Kenedy, Musonda, Batshuayi.