Everton vs Leicester City EFL Cup Quarter Final December 18th 2019

Everton vs Leicester – EFL Cup Tips


Everton FC vs Leicester City FC

Where Can I Watch?

Who? Everton FC vs Leicester City FC

What? Quarter Final of the English Football League Cup 2019/20.

Where? Goodison Park, Liverpool

When? 19:45 GMT, Tuesday 17th December 2019

Watch? No UK Channel

Top Betting Tips – Everton FC vs Leicester City FC

  1. Leicester City – 11/8*
  2. Over 2.5 Goals – 5/6*
  3. BTTS + Either – 7/5*
  4. Ayoze Perez Anytime Scorer – 3/1*
  5. Correct Score (1-2) – 17/2*

*odds as of December 18th at 12:00 GMT and subject to change

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Match Preview – Everton FC vs Leicester City FC

A rejuvenated Everton side host high-flying Leicester City at Goodison Park in the Quarter Final stages of the English Football League Cup 2019/20.

Everton FC

Everton are in 16th place in the Premier League. They have 18 points from 17 games so far this campaign. In the EFL Cup, The Toffees have recorded wins over Lincoln City, Sheffield Wednesday and Watford now with Duncan Ferguson in charge. The hosts put an end to a three-match losing streak with determined performances against Chelsea and Manchester United. They took an impressive four points from six.

Team News

The hosts are without Lucas Digne, Jean Gbamin, Andre Gomes, Cuco Martina, Morgan Schneiderlin and Theo Walcott for this cup clash. They could rest fabian Delph and Djibril Sidibe.

The hosts have never won this competition since its inaugural debut in 1993, with two Semi Final appearances being the furthest they have progressed (2007/08, 2015/16).

Leicester City FC

Leicester are in 2nd place in the Premier League. They have 39 points from 17 games so far this campaign. In the EFL Cup, The Foxes have recorded wins over Newcastle United, Luton Town and Burton Albion with Brendan Rodgers in charge. The visitors are unbeaten in 10 matches in all competitions, winning nine, scoring 29 goals (2.9 average) and keeping five clean sheets.

Team News

City are without James Maddison because of injury. They may also look to rotate players with two huge Premier League games coming up against Manchester City and Liverpool.

Leicester City have only failed to score in two matches in all competitions this season (Wolves home and Manchester United away) and have scored twice or more in 16 of 20 matches played (80%).

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Key Players

Everton FC – Richarlison – 9/5* Anytime Scorer

Brazilian forward Richarlison has two EFL Cup goals this season. Richarlison has scored four goals in his last six appearances in the league, whilst netting in the last round against former team Watford.

Leicester City FC – Kelechi Iheanacho – 6/4* Last Scorer

Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho has two EFL Cup goals this season. Iheanacho has scored two goals in his last three appearances in the league, whilst netting against Luton Town and Burton Albion in the last rounds.

*odds as of December 18th at 12:00 GMT and subject to change

Head-to-Head Record

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