Predicted Everton line-up to play Dynamo Kiev: Key midfielder must start

Here is the possible side Roberto Martinez could select for Everton's European game this week.

Everton have the chance to forget about their struggles in the Premier League on Thursday when they face Dynamo Kiev in their next Europa League challenge.

Make what you will of Everton’s season, they have been superb up to this point in Europe and were the most impressive of the British sides in the last round of the Europa League.

They are going to be seriously tested by Kiev, who are a very experienced European side. The Toffees are also under a bit of pressure because the first leg is at Goodison, which means they need to try and build an advantage to protect.

Martinez may use the match as a chance to rotate players to keep other key stars fresh ahead of the weekend, but regardless, Everton will have a strong side which will be capable of an impressive result in this game.

If Everton play smart and sensible football in all areas and can keep a clean sheet, they’ll have a good chance of stepping closer to a unique Champions League place.

Here’s the potential team that Martinez could select for the game.

Everton: Howard, Coleman, Stones, Jagielka, Garbutt, McCarthy, Barry, Barkley, Mirallas, Naismith, Lukaku

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