Match Date: Sat, 01-Feb-20
Kick-Off Time: 15:00 GMT
Watford‘s last game in the FA Cup – 2019/2020 – FA Cup was on Thu, 23-Jan-20. The match ended in a L for this game’s hosts with a final score of Tranmere *2 : 1 Watford.
Everton‘s last game in the Premier League – 2019/2020 was on Tue, 21-Jan-20. The match ended in a D for this game’s guests with a final score of Everton 2 : 2 Newcastle United.
Everton are currently sitting higher in the league table. They are in slot number 12 in the standings. After 24 rounds so far, they have 30 points from 8 wins, 6 draws and 10 losses. The team scored 28 goals and conceded 35 since the start of the season. Making their goal difference -7.
Watford are number 19 in the league table standings. After 24 rounds so far, they have 23 points from 5 wins, 8 draws and 11 losses. The team scored 21 goals and conceded 36 since the start of the season. Making their goal difference -15.
Nigel Pearson is unable to call upon Sebastian Prodl and Daryl Janmaat for the welcome of Everton.
The Watford boss will assess no fewer than six players ahead of Saturday, with Ismaila Sarr and Nathaniel Chalobah the key players he is hoping to have available.
Pearson may name the same XI that started the 2-1 loss at Aston Villa last time out in the Premier League after resting a host of senior stars for their FA Cup loss to Tranmere.
Andre Gomes has returned to training following his serious ankle injury sustained in the 1-1 draw with Tottenham at the end of 2019, but the Portuguese midfielder is nowhere near fit enough to come into contention.
Jean-Philippe Gbamin is also ruled out for the Toffees, who may be without Alex Iwobi, Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson.
Carlo Ancelotti could make two changes to the side held by Newcastle last week, with Seamus Coleman and Tom Davies replacing Theo Walcott and Morgan Schneiderlin, respectively.
Watford‘s top scorer this season is T. Deeney with 5 goals so far this season. G. Deulofeu has assisted the most with 4 assists since the start of the campaign.
Everton‘s top scorer this season is D. Calvert-Lewin with 10 goals so far this season. L. Digne has assisted the most with 5 assists since the start of the campaign.
Head To Head
When it comes to direct head to head meetings between these two sides, Watford‘s winning record is 2/6. The visitors’ record is 3/6. 1/6 is the draw record between them.
The last match between the two side was on 29-10-2019 and the final score was Everton 2 : 0 Watford.
Both teams to score @ 1.90 – BET HERE
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.53 – BET HERE