Chelsea will take on Everton in the quarterfinal of 2015 FA Cup this Saturday, 12 March 2016 at the Goddison Park. Chelsea will want to forget their wounds following a home defeat and exit from the Champions League. Therefore, FA Cup is Chelsea’s only remaining hope of claiming silverware this season.
The match will kick off at 5:30 pm UK and BT sports will have the live broadcast of the game.
Everton vs Chelsea Match Preview:
Everton gave the great performances against Manchester City where they defeated them 2-1 in the league cup semi-final first leg and then they draw 1-1 against City in the league past midweek.
Everton full-back Bryan Oviedo is doubtful following a chest infection, while Aaron Lennon’s hamstring problem will also be assessed. Kevin Mirallas begins a ban but Gareth Barry and Tom Cleverley should be fit after recovering from illness.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa is doubtful with a tendon injury which forced him off in midweek, while Eden Hazard’s hip problem will also be assessed. The Blues may again be without John Terry, who has a hamstring injury.
Everton vs Chelsea Video Highlights 2016 FA Cup
Here we will update the Everton vs Chelsea video highlights of 2016 FA Cup quarterfinal just after the match is over. You can watch goals video from the match here on this page.
Everton vs Chelsea Head-to-head
- Everton and Chelsea have been paired together nine times in the FA Cup – with Chelsea prevailing in six of those ties, and Everton advancing on three occasions.
- However, Chelsea have never won an FA Cup game at Goodison Park (L1, D2).
- The sides last met in the competition in 2011, when Everton went through after winning a fourth-round replay at Stamford Bridge via a penalty shoot-out.
- The Toffees have won five of their last nine home games against Chelsea in all competitions (D1, L3), scoring in each of those matches.
Chelsea FA Cup Facts
- The last time the Blues lost an FA Cup quarter-final was against Barnsley in 2008. Since then they have won four of five matches at this stage, drawing the other at Manchester United in 2013.
- Guus Hiddink has won all six of his FA Cup matches in charge of Chelsea.
Everton FA Cup Facts
- The Toffees have lost five of their last seven FA Cup quarter-finals, including the last two.
- They have reached the FA Cup quarter-finals for the fifth time in eight seasons.
- Roberto Martinez’s men have lost three of their last four home games.