Crystal Palace vs Everton – Saturday 18th November 2017 – 15:00 

Crystal Palace are 13/10 with Christian Benteke at 9/2 to score first.

Crystal Palace face Everton at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, in another tough fixture for both sides.

The Eagles come into this match in poor form, losing nine of their eleven matches.

They lost their last match 1-0 against Tottenham at Wembley, another tough afternoon for Roy Hodgson's men.

Heung-Min Son scored the only goal of the game (64), settling a tight tie in favour of Pochettino's men.

Spurs dominated possession and shots off target but Palace were more clinical, converting 3 of their 11 shots on target.

It means Roy Hodgson's side have won just one of their opening eleven matches.

New Manager 

The run of tough fixtures is now over but Crystal Palace still appear to be struggling, they need wins of any kind from here on in.

The former England manager has had a tough start to life as Palace manager, with just the one win against Champions Chelsea.

They face another tough task in the form of Everton, who have also had a poor start to the season.

Palace are rock bottom of the Premier League, with just the one win in their opening 11 matches.


Eagles Favourites

Crystal Palace come into this match as favourites, despite their appalling start to the season.

The Eagles will be looking to win this fixture, securing only their second win of the new season.

Palace will be looking for their first win in six matches against the Toffees.

Tough Result

The Toffees come into this match on the back of a 3-2 win at home against Watford, an excellent result for Unsworth's side.

It looked like it could be another tough afternoon for Everton, with Brazillian Richarlison opening the scoring for the Toffees one minute after the restart (46).

Christian Kabasele (64) made it 2-0 just after the hour mark, a fine header from a Holebas corner.

Oumar Niasse continued his fine recent form for Everton (67), his goal making it 2-1 before Dominic Calvert-Lewin equalised seven minutes later (74).

Leighton Baines scored the winner from the penalty spot in the 91st minute, an incredible come back from the Toffees.

There could have been even more drama as Tom Cleverley had the opportunity to convert a penalty for the visitors in the 11th minute of injury time, it wasn't given however.


Poor Start

That could be a watershed moment for Everton this season, with that comeback inspiring a turnaround in fortunes.

Any momentum gained from that result may have dissipated during the international break though.

The Toffes find themselves in 15th place with just 11 points from their 11 matches.

They have lost five of their last six matches, the win against Watford their only positive result.

Toffees Underdogs

David Unsworth's side come into this match as underdogs, with poor form informing the bookies.

Everton will be looking to make it back to back wins in the league, this is a crucial fixture for Unsworth.

Everton will be looking to make it six games unbeaten against the Eagles.

Everton are 11/5 with Wayne Rooney at 11/2 to score first.

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Rooney to score first @ 11/2

Tip 2 – 1-1 draw @ 9/2

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