Everton might be on the lookout for their first aggressive win since October after they tackle Brighton at Goodison Park on Tuesday evening.
Frank Lampard wants a very good begin to 2023 or dangers dropping his job with the Toffees, because the Merseyside outfit at the moment sit only one level exterior the relegation locations within the high flight, and now look destined for an additional battle to retain their Premier League standing.
After choosing up a powerful level in opposition to Manchester Metropolis on the Etihad final outing, Lampard might be hoping to finish the wait for 3 factors in opposition to the Seagulls.
Nevertheless, it guarantees to be one other robust sport contemplating Roberto De Zerbi has continued the great work carried out by Graham Potter on the Amex Stadium.
Right here is how Soccer FanCast expects Lampard to line his facet up in opposition to Brighton, with three modifications to the facet that began in opposition to Manchester Metropolis.
Jordan Pickford actually performed his half within the draw in opposition to Pep Guardiola’s facet so unsurprisingly, he retains his place in between the sticks for this one.
Lampard ought to revert again to a 4-3-3 formation for a house sport, which sees the “improbable” – as dubbed by Carlo Ancelotti – Ben Godfrey drop out, as to begin him in fast succession after solely simply coming back from harm can be a giant threat by Lampard, particularly after such a very good efficiency in opposition to Metropolis.
Subsequently, Conor Coady and James Tarkowski preserve their partnership within the center, whereas Nathan Patterson and Vitaliy Mykolenko proceed at right-back and left-back respectively.
There’s one change in midfield, as Idrissa Gana Gueye is rested and makes manner for the extra attack-minded Abdoulaye Doucoure, who begins alongside Alex Iwobi and Amadou Onana.
With Godfrey benched, there’s area for an additional attacker within the lineup, so Dwight McNeil is available in on the left wing, with Demarai Grey additionally protecting his place after his marvel aim final outing.
The ultimate change sees Dominic Calvert-Lewin dropped as his aim drought continues, with Neal Maupay handed a begin within the hope that he can proceed the age-old custom of footballers scoring in opposition to their former sides.