Predicted Everton and Swansea City line-ups: Eto'o and Amat to start

Match to be played on Saturday 1st November 2014 at 15:00. Venue: Goodison Park, Liverpool.

Everton host Swansea City on Saturday with just three places and two points separating them in the Premier League.

Everton’s victories over Aston Villa and Burnley suggested they have turned a corner while the Swans were on the verge of beating Liverpool in the League Cup only for two late goals to rob them of that particular glory.

As a result they will be looking to bounce back against the Toffees, with both sides eying a place among the European candidates after 10 games played.

Everton injury concerns: Arouna Kone is scheduled to return for this match after picking up a knock while Bryan Oviedo could also feature.

Everton absences: John Stones is out with an ankle injury while Kevin Mirallas is side-lined with a hamstring problem.

Swansea injury concerns: Rory Donnelly could be back for this match if he can overcome an ankle injury while Dwight Tiendalli could also feature despite suffering a recent groin injury. Jordi Amat is looking to overcome a knee problem and his return would be timely.

Swansea absences: Leon Britton is a long-term absentee with a knee injury and Federico Fernandez is suspended following his red card against Liverpool (although the decision has been appealed by the Swans).

Predicted starting line-ups:

Everton – Howard, Coleman, Distin, Jagielka, Baines, McCarthy, Barry, Osman, Naismith, Eto’o, Lukaku

Swansea City – Fabianski, Rangel, Williams, Amat, Taylor, Ki Sung-yueng, Shelvey, Routledge, Sigurdsson, Montero, Bony

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