Everton can end any relegation fears on Sunday with a win over Brentford at Goodison Park.
If the Toffees win and Leeds lose, Frank Lampard’s side will have done enough to secure a place in the Premier League next season.
The Merseyside club are currently two points above the drop zone after picking up seven in their last three matches, so they are almost there.
Meanwhile, Brentford are now mathematically safe from relegation, which is incredible given the size of the club.
Thomas Frank did a great job, and the Bees never really struggled.
In fact, they could still finish in the top ten, which would be a feat for the former Championship team.
Everton v Brentford: Start date and time
This Premier League clash will take place on Sunday, May 15.
The game at Goodison Park will start at 4:30 p.m.
Everton v Brentford: TV Channel and Live Stream
This encounter will be shown on Sky Sports Main Event with coverage from 4pm.
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Everton v Brentford: Team news
The Toffees were without Ben Godfrey and Donny van de Beek against Watford, but Lampard hopes both will be involved.
Yerry Mina also missed the 0-0 draw with the Hornets so the Colombian faces a race against time to prove his fitness. And Fabian Delph was sent off after his midweek withdrawal.
Meanwhile, Andros Townsend, Tom Davies and Nathan Patterson are out for the season.
The visitors will have a full squad to choose from and won’t have to worry about further injury issues as Sergi Canos is now fit.
So, we could see an unchanged Frank side after the Bees’ 3-0 win over Southampton last weekend.
Everton v Brentford: What was said?
Everton midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure: “The next game is going to be very difficult but everyone is hungry and very motivated to fight again.
“Of course we’re really looking forward to playing in front of our fans wherever we are. At Goodison we’ve been very good and I think it’s thanks to the fans. You see them on the training ground, at Goodison , away days… It’s amazing. We want to thank them for the support. We’ve shown in every game at Goodison recently that we can beat anyone there.
“Brentford is going to be another tough game, but at Goodison we have this confidence and belief that in every game we can take something. We want to show that again.
“I know the fans will be there again on Sunday and together we can put on a great performance.”
Brentford gaffer Thomas Frank: “I expect a lot of energy, tension and I expect them to come flying at us. I’m really looking forward to this challenge.
Everton v Brentford: Match Stats
- Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford is looking to keep consecutive clean sheets in the Premier League for the first time since May 2021, and for the first time at Goodison Park since a run of three in January 2020.
- Brentford have had 15 different Premier League goalscorers this season – with the exception of 1992-93, the only team to have more in their first campaign in the competition was Bolton Wanderers in 1995-96 (16).
- Since Charlton Athletic beat Aston Villa 4-3 in May 1999, none of the last 18 sides of their debut Premier League campaign have managed to win their last away league game of the season (D6 L12).
- Everton have kept three clean sheets in their last six Premier League games, as many as they had in their previous 23. The Toffees are looking to go four league games unbeaten for the first time since their first four under Rafael Benítez this season.
- Having lost 10 of their last 11 Premier League games on a Sunday (D1), Everton have won their last two on this day. They beat Chelsea on May 1 and Leicester on May 8, but have never won a Premier League game three consecutive Sundays before.
- Everton have won 10 points in their last four Premier League home games (W3 D1), as many as in their previous 11 (W3 D1 L7). Meanwhile, they have kept three clean sheets in those four games, as many as in their previous 13 at Goodison Park.
- Brentford are looking to become the first promoted side since West Bromwich Albion in 2010-11 to complete the Premier League double against Everton. The Toffees have won just one of their five games against promoted sides so far this season (D1 L3).
- Everton have lost six of their last nine Premier League home games against promoted sides (W2 D1), as many as in their previous 50 matches (W35 D9). The defeat here would be the third straight season the Toffees have lost at home to two of the three promoted sides.
- Brentford won the second leg against Everton 1-0 in November; their only league double against the Toffees came in the very first campaign the sides met in 1935–36.
- Everton have won their last four home games against Brentford in all competitions, including a 4-1 FA Cup win this season.
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