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Preview: Everton vs Bournemouth – prediction, team news, line-ups

Everton will lock horns with Bournemouth in their final day clash at Goodison Park, knowing a win will keep their top-flight status. 

The Toffees played out a 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers in their most recent Premier League encounter. 

The visitors looked on course for a damaging defeat after Hwang Hee-chan fired the opener after 34 minutes. 

Sean Dyche’s men tried to make a comeback but failed to find the leveller until very late in the game. 

Yerry Mina popped up with a dramatic equaliser in the ninth minute of stoppage time, with Everton ultimately securing a crucial point in their relegation battle. 

Now the Toffees face a huge clash with Bournemouth on the final day of the season as they aim to avoid relegation from the Premier League since 1951. 

The Blues are currently two points ahead of Leicester City and Leeds United, meaning a draw or defeat could see them suffer the drop, which will be a huge disaster for a club like theirs. 

Bournemouth have confirmed their survival weeks ago after they registered an incredible five victories last month. 

However, the Cherries are currently enduring a poor run of form as they have lost all their previous three games in the top-flight. 

Their most recent defeat came at home to Manchester United who ran out 1-0 winners after a stunning Casemiro goal in the ninth-minute. 

Gary O’Neil’s side are currently sitting 15th in the Premier League table with 39 points 37 matches.

Team News

Everton boss Sean Dyche is dealing with several injury woes this weekend. Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Nathan Patterson were forced off at Molineux Stadium last weekend, and now the two won’t be involved on Sunday. 

Seamus Coleman will also be missing, so Michael Keane will likely play at right-back. 

As for Bournemouth, Marcus Tavernier will sit out the coming match due to a thigh injury, while Ryan Fredericks and Junior Stanislas will also remain sidelined. 

Everton vs Bournemouth Potential line-ups 

Everton: Pickford; Garner, Keane, Mina, Tarkowski, Mykolenko; Iwobi, Doucoure, Gueye, McNeil; Gray

Bournemouth: Neto; Smith, Zabarnyi, Senesi, Vina; Cook, Lerma, Brooks; Christie, Solanke, Ouattara

How to Watch? 

Everton vs Bournemouth, as well as all other top-flight matches in England, can be watched via Premier League live streams

Everton vs Bournemouth prediction 

Going down to the Championship will be a huge disaster for a club like Everton. They will be highly motivated to pick up full points at Goodison Park this weekend, and we believe they should at the expense of Bournemouth. 

Everton 2-1 Bournemouth 

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