Everton v Manchester City LIVE commentary and confirmed teams: Lampard and Guardiola look to bounce back from Premier League defeats

Frank Lampard’s Everton host Premier League leaders Manchester City this evening both sides eager to return to winning ways. Everton lost 2-0 at Southampton last time out and go into this game just two points above the drop zone. Getty Lampard’s Everton host Man City this weekend City, meanwhile, were stunned by Tottenham last weekend,…

Frank Lampard’s Everton host Premier League leaders Manchester City this evening both aspects fervent to reach to winning programs.

Everton lost 2-0 at Southampton closing fling back and forth and fling into this recreation honest two elements above the drop zone.

Lampard’s Everton host Man City this weekend

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Lampard’s Everton host Man City this weekend

City, within the intervening time, had been littered with Tottenham closing weekend, losing 3-2 on the Etihad to spark the title stride back into existence.

City did ease to a 3-0 take over the Toffees in November with Raheem Sterling, Rodri and Bernardo Silva on music.

Lampard is searching a morale-boosting result this weekend but he’ll know that won’t be straightforward against Pep Guardiola’s celebrity aspect.

Everton v Man City: talkSPORT protection

The Premier League conflict is attributable to rob keep on Saturday, February 26 at Goodison Park and can kick off at 5: 30pm.

The match will most doubtless be completely dwell on talkSPORT and our protection will ranking underway at 5pm with Faye Carruthers on presenting responsibility.

Commentary will reach from Clive Tyldesley and musty England winger Trevor Sinclair.

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Guardiola’s Man City were stunned by Tottenham last weekend

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Guardiola’s Man City had been littered with Tottenham closing weekend

Everton v Man City: Confirmed teams

Everton: Pickford, Coleman, Holgate, Keane, Kenny, Allan, Doucoure, Iwobi, Van de Beek, Gordon, Richarlison

Subs: Patterson, Gray, Townsend, Begovic, Mykolenko, Branthwaite, Rondon, El Ghazi, Alli

Man City: Ederson, Cancelo, Dias, Stones, Laporte, De Bruyne, Rodri, Gundogan, Bernardo, Foden, Sterling

Subs: Walker, Ake, Gabriel Jesus, Grealish, Zinchenko, Fernandinho, Mahrez, Carson, Slicker

Referee: Paul Tierney

Raheem Sterling scored in Man City’s 3-0 win over Everton in November

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Raheem Sterling scored in Man City’s 3-0 take over Everton in November

Everton v Man City: What has been stated?

Frank Lampard: “I’ll invent all the pieces I’m in a position to to ranking a response [from the Southampton defeat].

“The squad are a factual bunch and so that they possess to invent the honest issues. We’ve considered that in two of the performances since I’ve been here. 

“I’m assured. We’ll work demanding throughout the week. We’re playing the finest team within the league – presumably the finest team on this planet – but we possess now to make exhaust of that as a carrot for us to drawl them to Goodison and offers them an proper lawful recreation.

“It’s about perception – and the gamers must feel that themselves. 

“There will most doubtless be situations you’re up against it and, as a neighborhood, we possess now to feel perception. 

“It’s no longer a slant on the neighborhood ensuing from, whenever you’ve been losing games, it’s demanding to turn that corner as a atrocious duration in a recreation can remind them of these fits. 

“It’s very straightforward to seep back into the programs of playing the ball longer and the team getting stretched. 

“They are the issues we [the new coaching team] addressed in a transient time when we came in here and, in no longer easy moments, we’ve considered them reach back.

“There shouldn’t be such a thing as a magic wand to commerce issues at as soon as and you might want to must work and focal point daily. You’re entirely as factual because the contrivance you work and prepare. Until this point, I guess we’ve bought that honest. 

“But a recreation worship we’ve had against Southampton is a reminder of why we’re within the keep we’re in.”