With Fulham coming off their first points in eight matches, they search for their first-ever win at Goodison Park at 10am EST live online at NBC Sports Live Extra.
Fulham boss Rene Meulensteen said midweek he wishes to model his green managerial around that of Everton’s Roberto Martinez.
Meulensteen picked up his first win as Fulham manager last weekend against Aston Villa, and he will stick with the same lineup here, using three midfielders.
Martinez has opted to listen to the critics today, picking the red-hot Gerard Deulofeu for just the second time this season in the starting lineup. The young Spaniard
Fulham have famously never won at Goodison Park in any competition ever. They’ve played 25 league games there, losing 21 and drawing four.
Everton – Howard; Oviedo, Distin, Jagielka, Coleman; Barry, Osman, Pienaar, Barkley, Deulofeu; Lukaku.
Bench – Robles, Heitinga, Jelavic, Mirallas, Naismith, Stones, Alcaraz.
Fulham – Stekelenburg; Riise, Senderos, Hughes, Riether; Parker, Sidwell, Karagounis, Kacaniklic, Dejagah; Berbatov.
Bench – Stockdale, Kasami, Ruiz, Richardson, Duff, Zverotic, Bent.