Everton v Man City preview

Team news ahead of Tuesday night's Premier League clash between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park (8pm).

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Everton remain without a number of key players for the visit of the Premier League leaders.

Shane Duffy could continue in central defence in the absence of Sylvain Distin (hamstring) and Phil Jagielka (knee) although fit-again veteran Tony Hibbert is an option.

Midfielders Seamus Coleman (thigh), Leon Osman (knee) and Jack Rodwell (hamstring) are also still missing.

Manchester City, meanwhile, welcome back captain Vincent Kompany, who has missed the club's last four outings through suspension.

Mario Balotelli still has three games remaining of his own four-match ban, however.

Defender Kolo Toure and midfielder Yaya Toure are away on international duty but City have no injury concerns.

Everton (from): Howard, Mucha, Neville, Hibbert, Duffy, Heitinga, Baines, Gibson, Cahill, Drenthe, Fellaini, Saha, Donovan, Anichebe, Stracqualursi, McFadden, Gueye, Vellios, Baxter.

Man City (from): Hart, Pantilimon, Richards, Zabaleta, Kompany, Savic, Lescott, Clichy, Kolarov, Rekik, Milner, Johnson, Nasri, De Jong, Silva, Barry, Hargreaves, Aguero, Dzeko, Razak, Suarez.

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Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 16 August 2014
12:45
Man Utd v Swansea  
15:00
Leicester v Everton  
QPR v Hull City  
Stoke City v A Villa  
West Brom v Sunderland  
West Ham v Tottenham  
17:30
Arsenal v C Palace  
Sunday, 17 August 2014
13:30
Liverpool v Southampton  
16:00
Newcastle v Man City  
Monday, 18 August 2014
20:00
Burnley v Chelsea  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Arsenal 0 0 0
2 A Villa 0 0 0
3 Burnley 0 0 0
4 Chelsea 0 0 0
5 C Palace 0 0 0
6 Everton 0 0 0
7 Hull City 0 0 0
8 Leicester 0 0 0
9 Liverpool 0 0 0
10 Man City 0 0 0
11 Man Utd 0 0 0
12 Newcastle 0 0 0
13 QPR 0 0 0
14 Southampton 0 0 0
15 Stoke City 0 0 0
16 Sunderland 0 0 0
17 Swansea 0 0 0
18 Tottenham 0 0 0
19 West Brom 0 0 0
20 West Ham 0 0 0

Updated Fri, 25 Jul 2014

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