Confirmed: Everton v Arsenal line-ups; Lennon, Gabriel start

Everton host Arsenal this evening.

Everton manager Ronald KoemanEverton manager Ronald Koeman

Everton take on Arsenal in the Premier League this evening, hoping to bounce back from a disappointing weekend result.

The Toffees lost 3-2 to Watford at the weekend, failing to capitalise on a brace from Romelu Lukaku.

Opponents Arsenal are not who they would have wanted to face at Goodison Park, with the Gunners winning their last league away game 5-1 against West Ham.

Striker Alexis Sanchez is in excellent form, and helped inspire them to a 3-1 win over Stoke City at the weekend.

Everton's last home game saw them grab a fortuitous point against Manchester United after scoring a late penalty.

Arsenal are in second place in the table, three points clear of Chelsea who play tomorrow night, and Arsene Wenger's side will want a win to put the pressure on.

After a bright start to the season, Everton have slipped to ninth place, and a defeat to Arsenal could see them slip out of the top 10 by time the midweek fixtures are over.

Here is a look at how the two teams line up...

Everton lineup


  • Maarten Stekelenburg
  • Leighton Baines
  • Seamus Coleman
  • Phil Jagielka
  • Ashley Williams
  • Ross Barkley
  • Idrissa Gueye
  • Aaron Lennon
  • James McCarthy
  • Romelu Lukaku
  • Enner Valencia

Substitutes: Joel Robles, Ramiro Funes Mori, Mason Holgate, Tom Cleverley, Kevin Mirallas, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Gerard Deulofeu.

Arsenal lineup


  • Petr Cech
  • Héctor Bellerín
  • Gabriel
  • Laurent Koscielny
  • Nacho Monreal
  • Francis Coquelin
  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
  • Granit Xhaka
  • Mesut Özil
  • Alexis Sánchez
  • Theo Walcott

Substitutes: David Ospina, Kieran Gibbs, Rob Holding, Mohamed Elneny, Alex Iwobi, Olivier Giroud, Lucas Pérez.

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