To keep the Champions League qualification hopes alive Everton needs these points but they dropped crucial points against key rivals, they couldn’t find a way past Martinez. Everton extended their impressive run on the road with just one defeat in 13 since the start of November. Everton took to the road again to Villa Park and rematch with Aston Villa to seek revenge for the loss at Goodison.
Emiliano Martinez denied Ben Godfrey and Calvert-Lewin from close range, He pulled off two amazing saves in the second half. André Gomes had a shot but it was deflected away to safety.
Carlo Ancelotti welcomed Abdoulaye Doucouréto the starting XI after two months absence due to injury, he replaced Tom Davis while Mason Holgate replaced the injured Yerry Mina