Everton (7th, 45 points)
John Stones is expected to come in for the injured Phil Jagielka, while on loan striker Lacina Traore misses out with a hamstring problem.
Romelu Lukaku returns to the side following an ankle injury.
West Ham United (10th, 31 points)
Andy Carroll is available again after serving a three match suspension.
Marco Borrielo is doubtful with a calf problem, but Guy Demel should have recovered from tonsillitis in time to feature.
Last 10 meetings:
|21 Sep 2013||Premier League||Boleyn Ground||L 3-2|
|12 May 2013||Premier League||Goodison Park||L 2-0|
|22 Dec 2012||Premier League||Boleyn Ground||L 2-1|
|22 Jan 2011||Premier League||Goodison Park||D 2-2|
|28 Dec 2010||Premier League||Boleyn Ground||D 1-1|
|4 Apr 2010||Premier League||Goodison Park||D 2-2|
|8 Nov 2009||Premier League||Boleyn Ground||L 2-1|
|16 May 2009||Premier League||Goodison Park||L 3-1|
|08 Nov 2008||Premier League||Boleyn Ground||L 3-1|
@WestHamWorld 1-1, lukaku will score late on to nick a point 🙁
— Martin Backhouse (@MartinBackhouse) February 28, 2014
@WestHamWorld 2-1 the hammers#COYI
— ciarancusack (@uptonhammer) February 28, 2014
— 父 Rosie Sweeny 父 (@rosie_sbeeyz) February 28, 2014
Match in Numbers:
11 – Everton are unbeaten in their last 11 meetings with the Hammers
4 – There have been four red cards in the last four Premier League meetings between the sides
3 – The Toffees have lost three of their last four top-flight games
4 – West Ham are on a run of four consecutive Premier League victories
13 – West Ham’s 13 clean sheets so far this season is the highest in the Premier League
6 – Everton have conceded six penalties this season, which is the join highest in the top-flight
1 – Roberto Martinez’s side have kept just one clean sheet in their last 12 league games
5 – Kevin Nolan has scored five goals in his last four games for the Hammers
41 – Forty one per cent of the goals West Ham have conceded this season have been from set-pieces
Head-to-Head (all competitions):
|Played||Won||Drawn||Lost||For||Against||GD +/-||Win %|