Everton's previous results haven't gone their way, and they'll be looking to put that right when they play Norwich on Match Day 6 of the Premier League. Everton are in sixth place with ten points, while Norwich are at the bottom of the table with zero points.
The hosts will be looking for a response after being knocked out of the League Cup by QPR just days before this game, and losing in the league to Aston Villa the week before. With Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison both out injured, they'll have to find a way to adapt in attack.
Everton has scored two or more goals in four of their last five games, with four of those games resulting in over 2.5 goals. With only one clean sheet in five league matches, Rafa Benitez's side will need to improve their defence.
Unlike last season, Everton has started the season strongly at home, winning two consecutive league games at Goodison Park to make it three wins in a row. They've scored six goals in each of their two home games this season, and have only failed to score in one of their last ten league games.
However, in ten league games at home, they had only two clean sheets.
Norwich are still without a point at the bottom of the Premier League table. They are the only team without a point thus far, and they are a shell of the team that won the Championship last season with ease.
They've lost six of their seven games this season, including one in the League Cup encounter against Liverpool just before this one. Over 2.5 goals have been scored in four of their previous five games, with Norwich largely on the receiving end.
So far, they've scored two goals and conceded 14 in five league games. They were defeated 3-1 by fellow promoted side Watford in their last league encounter, and then went on to lose 3-0 to Liverpool.
Daniel Farke's position may be under criticism just months after taking the squad back to the Premier League, and he will need a solid result on Merseyside to put that to rest.
Everton has had a good season so far, with the exception of their previous two games, and they come into this game on the back of two straight wins at home in the Premier League. Norwich, on the other hand, is in shambles and has conceded many goals. Both of these teams are coming from high-scoring games, so I expect this game to generate more than 2.5 goals. The game will go down on Saturday at 3:00 PM Nigerian time.
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