By Daniel Feliciano

17th Mar, 2023 | 8:10pm

Joleon Lescott predicts result of Everton Premier League clash v Chelsea

Joleon Lescott has made his prediction for the huge Premier League clash between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on Saturday (18 March).

The Toffees climbed out of the relegation zone and into 15th place with a 1-0 win over Brentford last weekend (11 March), but now head to west London to face a Chelsea side who have turned a corner under Graham Potter and won three in a row in all competitions.

And speaking to LiveScore (17 March), former Everton defender Lescott believes that Sean Dyche will take his side into the game happy with a draw but feels they will come up just short in a 1-0 defeat.

“The confidence Chelsea will have picked up from their recent wins will have helped Graham Potter immensely,” he said.

“But they still aren’t playing free-flowing football and I think Everton will be content going to Stamford Bridge to frustrate. A goalless draw would be brilliant for the Toffees but they may just come up short. Chelsea 1-0 Everton.”


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Everton have won three of seven games in the Sean Dyche era so far, and they finally look like a team who understand what they’re being asked to do on the pitch.

The win over Brentford came off the back of a 2-2 draw with Nottingham Forest on the road, which was the first time since New Years Eve against Manchester City that they had managed to earn any points away from Goodison Park.

With two games unbeaten and their future in the Premier League back in their own hands, this is a great opportunity for Dyche and the Toffees to keep momentum high and build on their recent performances.

It won’t be easy because Chelsea have got a host of top players at their disposal and the fans seem to be coming back around after their Champions League win against Borussia Dortmund.

But defensively we have been much better in recent weeks and with Demarai Gray leading the line we look far more of a threat too, so don’t rule out us nicking a point or three.