Date: 11th January 2019 at 11:06am
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welcome Bournemouth to Goodison Park on Sunday in a mid-table Premier League clash, and Marco Silva is expected to make five changes to his starting XI.

The Toffees come into this one on the back of a 2-1 win over League Two side Lincoln City in the third round of the FA Cup, with Ademola Lookman and Bernard scoring the goals.

Opponents Bournemouth crashed out of the same competition with a 3-1 home defeat by Brighton, with Eddie Howe’s side experiencing a dip in form since their brilliant start to the campaign.

With some fringe players given a run-out against Lincoln it is expected that Silva will revert to a full-strength lineup against the Cherries.

In goal, Jordan Pickford is expected to retain his place.

Two changes are expected in defence, with Michael Keane and Lucas Digne expected to replace Kurt Zouma and Leighton Baines, with Jonjoe Kenny and Yerry Mina keeping their places.

Another switch is expected in midfield with Andre Gomes coming back into the side for youngster Tom Davies, while Idrissa Gueye retains his spot alongside.

Despite his goalscoring efforts against Lincoln it is thought that Ademola Lookman will drop to the bench in favour of senior ace Theo Walcott, while Bernard is expected to keep his place on the other flank.

Gylfi Sigurdsson is expected to remain in place at attacking midfield, while Richarlison is likely to return for Dominic Calvert-Lewin up front.