'Nothing to fear' - Exclusive: Campbell delivers verdict on Everton's FA Cup draw
We’re delighted to welcome former Everton striker Kevin Campbell as our exclusive columnist. Each week the former Toffees captain will be giving his views on the biggest talking points at Goodison Park…
Kevin Campbell claims that Everton will fancy their chances in the FA Cup following the draws for the fourth and fifth rounds.
Everton will take on Sheffield Wednesday at Goodison Park before facing either Tottenham Hotspur or Wycombe Wanderers should the Blues triumph over the Owls.
Campbell claims that Everton will be happy with a home draw and also stated that the Toffees have nothing to fear should they meet Spurs in the next round.
Speaking to Goodison News, Campbell said, “One game at a time. But it’s definitely a good draw for Everton, a home draw.
“As long as you get drawn at home you don’t mind who you get so they’ll fancy their chances against another Championship side in Sheffield Wednesday.
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“They’ve gone through so much turmoil. You’d probably favour Spurs in the next round and Everton have proven that they can beat them so they have nothing to fear.”
Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s first of many goals this season secured an opening day victory against Jose Mourinho’s side and should the Blues eventually face Spurs, the players will know that they can get a result.
Blues fans may be more concerned about the game against Wednesday as it kicks off on the Sunday evening before the crucial Premier League clash against Leicester on the Wednesday.
Carlo Ancelotti may have to name a rotated side against the Owls which will have Toffees fans worried after the poor performance that was produced against Rotherham in round three.
If the Millers had snatched a win it would’ve been deserved but luckily an extra-time goal from Abdoulaye Doucoure was enough to secure progression.
Everton need a trophy and we have a great chance to get one this year.
If we can beat Sheffield Wednesday and then Tottenham you would have to consider us one of the favourites to lift the cup.
In other Everton news, Blues have been offered the chance to sign Felipe Anderson