FT: Everton 4 Stoke 0

FULL-TIME: Everton proved too strong for Stoke as they run out 4-0 winners thanks to Goals from Gerard Deulofeu, Seamus Coleman, Bryan Oviedo and Romelu Lukaku.

There will be four minutes of added time at the end of the 90 minutes.

It should be 5-0 as Jelavic is put clear on goal, but Begovic does well to keep out his effort with his legs.

Crouch has a shot at goal, but it lacks the power to trouble Howard.

Nice football from Everton as Jelavic plays in Mirallas on the edge of the box who fires in a shot which is too close to Begovic.

Everton make their final change as Pienaar is replaced by Mirallas.

Vital challenge from Muniesa inside the box to prevent Deulofeu going one-on-one with Begovic. Deulofeu has been brilliant for Everton today.

Straight away Lukaku is replaced by Nikica Jelavic.

Lukaku gets in on the act as Oviedo does well down the left and picks out the big striker in the box who slots the ball home from inside the six-yard box.

GOAL: It is 4-0 to Everton.

Everton have claims for a penalty waved away as Oviedo's cross appears to strike the arm of Cameron, but the referee only awards a corner to the home side.

Everton make their first change of the game as John Stones replaces McCarthy.

Lukaku lets fly from the free-kick, but the Stoke wall stands firm and blocks the shot.

Pienaar is brought down by Shawcross as Everton win a free-kick 35 yards from goal and the Stoke defender is lucky to escape a booking.

Great run from Lukaku as he barges past Muniesa and pulls the back to Pienaar who sees his goalbound shot blocked by Nzonzi.

Big chance for Stoke as Pieters gets down the left and sends over an inviting cross to Shea, but the American is unable to connect with the ball and the chance goes begging.

Nzonzi is down after a clash of heads with Jagielka and he will need some treatment.

Pieters is the latest player to be booked for a late lunge on Osman.

Stoke almost pull a goal back as Jones feeds Crouch inside the box, but Howard stands up to keep out Crouch's effort.

Could be a long half hour for Stoke in the remainder of this game with Everton looking dangerous every time they go forward.

Stoke make a double change as Kenwyne Jones and Brek Shea replace Adam and Walters.

Everton work the corner short to Oviedo and he works his way to the edge of the box before firing his right-footed shot into the bottom corner past Begovic.

GOAL: Everton go 3-0 up with Oviedo finding the net.

Another flowing move from Everton as Oviedo backheels the ball into the path of Barry, but his cross is put behind for a corner by Shawcross.

Deulofeu has been a real livewire for Everton today and the Stoke defence have not been able to deal with him.

The corner comes to nothing and Everton almost go straight up the other end and score as Deulofeu races unchallenged into the box from Howard's throw out and his shot is well saved by the feet of Begovic.

Chance for Stoke to get a ball into the box from Adam's free-kick, but Distin gets up to head the ball behind for Stoke's first corner of the game.

Good block from Jagielka to stop Adam's shot on the edge of the box and the ball loops up into the air and is caught by Howard.

It's a long way back for Stoke now and up to now they don't look like scoring.

Seamus Coleman scores as his mis-hit shot with his left-foot somehow finds the net after the ball breaks nicely to him inside the box following some more approach play from Deulofeu.

GOAL: Everton double their lead.

Everton win the first corner of the second half as Shawcross cuts out Oviedo's cross.

Whelan is booked straight after the breaking after tugging back at Lukaku to stop the big striker getting away from him.

RESTART: Stoke get the second half underway as they look to get back into this contest.

The referee brings the first half to a close with Everton going into the break leading 1-0 thanks to Deulofeu's goal.

Great move from the home side as Deulofeu plays the ball into Pienaar and gets it back before exchanging passes with Barry inside the box and then firing his shot high into the net past Begovic.

GOAL: Everton break the deadlock.

Stoke create their first chance of the game as Crouch heads down into the path of Walters on the edge of the box and he drills in a shot straight at Howard.

Begovic comes through a few players to punch away Pienaar's free-kick into the box.

Cameron is booked for a late tackle on Oviedo.

Nzonzi is lucky to escape a booking after hauling back Pienaar on the halfway line.

Deulofeu has a sight of goal, but his shot is deflected behind for a corner which Stoke manage to clear.

Lukaku has a sight of goal from Oviedo's cross, but under pressure from Muniesa the big striker is unable to direct his header on target.

Deulofeu wastes a great chance to get a ball into the box, but his cross is terrible and goes straight out of play. Wasted opportunity for the home side.

Everton keeper Tim Howard has yet to be troubled so far in the opening 35 minutes, but Stoke holding firm at the back.

Assaidi tricks his way down the left and stands up a cross into the box, but it is over everyone and the ball runs away out of play.

Stoke are now enjoying a bit more possession as they seem to have weathered that early Everton storm.

Whelan is given a ticking by the referee for questioning Michael Jones' decisions.

Good defending from Muniesa to head away Oviedo's dangerous cross into the box.

Great save from Begovic as he produces superb reactions to keep out Osman's deflected shot from the edge of the box.

Deulofeu's cross from the right forces Begovic to tip the ball over his own crossbar for another corner to the home side.

Pienaar tries to pick out Oviedo's run into the box, but the pass is just overhit and runs out of play.

Everton have looked the more threatening so far, but Stoke will be happy with their start to the game.

After the corner is worked short Deulofeu gets a cross over and only superb defending from Pieters prevents Jageilka from heading home right under the crossbar.

Everton win another corner as Pieters blocks Deulofeu's intended cross.

20 minutes gone at Goodison Park and it remains 0-0.

Great move from Everton as McCarthy plays a one-two with Lukaku to run to the edge of the box and his curling shot just flies wide of the target.

Lukaku finally finds some space inside the box and fires a shot into the sidenetting, but the big striker is adjudged to have been offside.

Deulofeu works a bit of space inside the box and fires in a shot which is punched out by Begovic.

Vital tackle from Distin to stop Crouch getting on the end of Nzonzi's cross inside the six-yard box.

Stoke looking good on the ball so far with Adam trying to get on it as much as possible.

Adam fires a cross into the box, but Crouch on the stretch cannot get enough on the ball to direct it goalwards.

Begovic is quickly off his line to pick up Pienaar's intended pass towards Lukaku.

Oviedo is teed up by Coleman on the edge of the box, but he slices his shot well wide of the target.

Everton dominating possession, but Stoke have set up well so far and there have been no more chances apart from Deulofeu's free-kick.

Whelan clatters into Osman and the Everton man is not happy with the tackle but the referee waves play on.

Assaidi gets to the byline down the left, but his cross is even too high for Peter Crouch and Everton clear their lines.

Deulofeu takes the free-kick and it goes through the wall and forces Begovic into a good save to push the shot behind for a corner which is cleared by Stoke.

The free-kick is played short and Pienaar is fouled by Assaidi. More promising position to get a shot at goal here.

Everton win an early free-kick as Cameron is adjudged to have fouled Pienaar wide on the left.

KICK-OFF: Everton get the game underway at an expectant Goodison Park.

The two teams are out on the pitch as we approach kick-off.

I have to admit I am a little surprised that Ross Barkley starts on the bench today as I thought he was outstanding in last weekend's Merseyside derby. What are your thoughts on the team news?

Opta stat: Everton have lost just one of their last 12 Premier League matches (W5 D6 L1) and lost just one of the last 29 at Goodison Park (W19 D9 L1).

Opta stat: Phil Jagielka has scored two own goals when playing against Stoke City in the Premier League.

The last three league meetings between these two sides at Goodison Park have ended in a 1-0 scoreline with Everton winning twice and Stoke once.

For all you stats fans got some coming up from Opta

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Stoke subs: Sorensen, Wilkinson, Wilson, Ireland, Palacios, Shea, Jones

Stoke XI: Begovic, Cameron, Shawcross, Muniesa, Pieters, Walters, Whelan, Nzonzi, Adam, Assaidi, Crouch

Everton subs: Joel, Hibbert, Heitinga, Jelavic, Mirallas, Barkley, Stones.

Everton XI: Howard, Coleman, Oviedo, Distin, Jagielka, Deulofeu, Pienaar, Barry, McCarthy, Osman, Lukaku

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