EVE v Saints Match Centre
Romeu: We must be stronger
Oriol Romeu reacts after Southampton's 3-0 defeat at Everton.
Puel: We must show character
Claude Puel on looking to bounce back from a run of three defeats.
Stephens on his Premier League debut
Southampton defender Jack Stephens proud but ultimately disappointed on his Premier League debut.
Highlights: Everton 3-0 Saints
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90 in 90: Everton 3-0 Saints
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Gallery: Everton 3-0 Saints
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Puel gives injury update on Cédric
Claude Puel gives an update on Cédric, after he went off injured at Everton.
Video: Puel on Everton defeat
Watch Claude Puel react to Southampton's defeat at Everton.
Video: Stephens disappointed despite Premier League debut
Watch as Southampton defender Jack Stephens reflects on a disappointing Premier League debut
Puel: Result not a fair reflection
Claude Puel reacts to Southampton's 3-0 defeat at Everton.
First goal proved crucial, says Stephens
Saints defender Jack Stephens reflects on the 3-0 defeat to Everton on his Premier League debut.
Saints beaten at Everton
Read our report from Goodison Park, as Saints were beaten by Everton.
Tadić: We must expect a fast start
Dušan Tadić expects Everton to make a fast start on Monday at Goodison Park.
Puel: Let's channel our anger
Claude Puel looks ahead to Southampton's trip to Everton.
Press conference: Puel on Everton
Watch as Claude Puel speaks to the media ahead of Everton.
On The Road: Everton
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Opposition View: Everton
Everton boss Ronald Koeman gives his thoughts ahead of another reunion with Southampton.
Stat Pack: Everton vs Saints
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Puel set to freshen team up for Everton
Claude Puel on plans to change his team for the trip to Everton.
Match Preview: Everton vs Saints
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EVE v Saints As It Happened
moments that mattered
- Enner Valencia's first Everton goal gave the hosts the lead
- Leighton Baines added the second from the penalty spot after Maya Yoshida's foul
- Romelu Lukaku adds a thunderous third for Ronald Koeman's side
- Saints condemned to their third defeat in a row at Goodison Park
FULL TIME: Everton 3-0 Saints
Claude Puel's men are beaten by Everton after goals from Enner Valencia, Leighton Baines and Romelu Lukaku.16.55
Rodriguez chips wide
Jay Rodriguez is played in and looks to reduce the arrears by chipping Joel Robles, but it's wide.
Lukaku makes it three
Romelu Lukaku lets Tom Davies' crisp through ball run across his body before smashing the ball past Fraser Forster.
Romelu Lukaku (88’) | Everton 3 – 0 Southampton
Dangerous corner away
Ashley Williams does brilliantly to clear James Ward-Prowse's dangerous delivery for another corner with José Fonte waiting.
Everton substitution: Gareth Barry replaces Ross Barkley
Leighton Baines makes no mistake from the spot, beating Fraser Forster to double the hosts' advantage.
Leighton Baines (81’) | Everton 2 – 0 Southampton
Penalty to Everton
Maya Yoshida brings down Enner Valencia in the box and the referee points to the spot...😩
Lukaku fires over
Everton on top and Romelu Lukaku beats Maya Yoshida but sends a curling left-footed effort over the bar.
Southampton substitution: Shane Long replaces Jordy Clasie
Valencia beats Forster
Romelu Lukaku sees his effort from close range saved superbly by Fraser Forster, but Enner Valencia is quickest to react and finishes for his first Everton goal.
Enner Valencia (73’) | Everton 1 – 0 Southampton
Romeu in midfield action
Oriol Romeu looks to bring the ball down ahead of midfielder Tom Davies.
Redmond effort saved
Jay Rodriguez picks out the clever movement of Nathan Redmond, who shoots right-footed but sees his effort saved by Joel Robles.
Southampton substitution: Sofiane Boufal replaces Dušan Tadić
Claude Puel makes a change as Sofiane Boufal comes on, in what will be his final appearance before heading to the African Cup of Nations with Morocco.
Lukaku drags a shot wide
Romelu Lukaku drives into space and uses Enner Valencia's run as a decoy, before dragging his right-footed shot across Fraser Forster.
Everton substitution: Enner Valencia replaces Aaron Lennon
Ronald Foeman makes Everton's second change of the afternoon as Enner Valencia joins the action.
Lennon almost in
Tom Davies plays a clever through ball over the top for Aaron Lennon down the right, but Maya Yoshida is across on the cover to cut it out.
Redmond's cross headed out
Nathan Redmond is isolated with Tom Davies on the byline, before delivering a cross from the left but Ashley Williams heads the danger away.
Everton counter-attack thwarted
The hosts turn defence into attack quickly, but Maya Yoshida slows down Kevin Mirallas and Sam McQueen intercepts his pass to Romelu Lukaku.
The visitors get us going for the second-half at Goodison Park. Come on! 😇
HALF TIME: Everton 0-0 Saints
Saints have edged the first period, in which both teams have lost Cédric and Dominic Calvert-Lewin to injury respectively, but its all square at Goodison Park.
Redmond heads wide
Sam McQueen's cross from the left picks out Nathan Redmond, but he can't get the desired direction on the header to trouble Joel Robles.
Mirallas fires over
Ross Barkley releases Kevin Mirallas down the left, who hits his effort over the angle of bar and post.
Yellow Card for James Ward-Prowse (Southampton)
The first yellow card of the afternoon goes to James Ward-Prowse after his late challenge on Tom Davies.
Rodriguez goes close again
Jay Rodriguez turns Everton midfielder Tom Davies superbly, before skipping past Ashley Williams but he can't keep his shot down.
Robles saves from Rodriguez
Nathan Redmond plays a beautifully weighted ball for Jay Rodriguez, who splits the centre-backs and sees his shot across goal deflect before being saved by Joel Robles.
Redmond looks to move forward
It's been an interesting battle between Nathan Redmond and Seamus Coleman so far on the flank.
Barkley's cross clear
Maya Yoshida's loose pass allows Ross Barkley a chance on the right, who delivers a cross that is turned away superbly by José Fonte before it reaches Romelu Lukaku.
Saints break after Everton's corner, and Ward-Prowse's cross is bundled in by Jay Rodriguez but he's adjudged to be offside and to have used a hand.
Cédric collides with Baines
Cédric is challenged by Leighton Baines shortly before sustaining the injury that has forced him off in this first-half.
Lukaku effort saved
Ross Barkley feeds Romelu Lukaku, but the Belgian international is watched well by Jack Stephens and his low strike is saved by the feet of Fraser Forster.15.18
Dušan Tadić's shot deflects out for a corner, which is taken by James Ward-Prowse and Saints earn another but it's cleared.15.18
Baines' cross collected
Leighton Baines pushes forward but his low cross is saved well by Fraser Forster with Kevin Mirallas waiting to pounce.15.16
Redmond heads over
Jordy Clasie's cross isn't dealt with by Ashley Williams, who heads it up in the air and Nathan Redmond is at the back post but can't guide his header on target.15.13
Everton substitution: Mirallas for Calvert-Lewin
Dominic Calvert-Lewin makes way with an injury for Kevin Mirallas, who scored in the win over Leicester City on Boxing Day.15.12
Southampton substitution: Stephens for Cédric
Cédric is replaced after that head injury and is replaced by Jack Stephens.15.07
Everton's first sign of goal
Ross Barkley takes aim from the edge of the box after good work from Dominic Calvert-Lewin, but his ferocious drive is pushed away by Fraser Forster.15.05
Cédric receiving treatment
Cédric bursts forward and is challenged by Leighton Baines, before his momentum takes him into the hoardings.15.04
Ross Barkley kicks us off and we're up and running for the first-half. Come on, Saints! 😇15.03
Puel on his team selection
Southampton boss Claude Puel talks through his team selection ahead of kick-off at Goodison Park.14.39
Saints arrive at Goodison
Watch as Southampton players and staff arrived at Goodison Park ahead of today's Premier League clash with Everton.14.13
Everton team confirmed
Starting XI: Robles, Baines (c), Williams, Funes Mori, Coleman, Gueye, Davies, Lennon, Barkley, Calvert-Lewin, Lukaku
Substitutes: Hewelt, Jagielka, Mirallas, Cleverley, Barry, Valencia, Holgate.14.12
Saints team to face Everton
Starting XI: Forster, Cédric, Yoshida, Fonte (c), McQueen, Ward-Prowse, Romeu, Clasie, Redmond, Tadić, Rodriguez
Yoshida previews Everton clash
Watch as Maya Yoshida speaks to the media upon arrival at Goodison Park, as Southampton prepare to face Everton in the Premier League.13.42
Team news coming up soon
We'll bring you news of Claude Puel's first starting XI in 2017 at 2pm GMT! Who would be in your Southampton side today?13.37
it's always difficult to play against EVERton in their home, but we need to win today.maya yoshidadefender
The scene is set!
Goodison Park is ready for Southampton's first fixture of 2017, as they take on Everton in the Premier League.12.53
Opposition View: Everton
Read what Everton boss Ronald Koeman had to say ahead of another reunion with Southampton in the Premier League.12.15
Did you know? 🤔
Southampton have exactly the same record at the halfway point of the Premier League season under Claude Puel, as they did last season under Ronald Koeman (P19 W6 D6 L6, 24 points). More stats here12.09
Tadić: We must expect a fast start
Read the thoughts of Southampton midfielder Dušan Tadić as he previews today's clash with Everton in the Premier League.11.54
WE KNOW IT'S A TOUGH GAME, A SPECIAL ONE AND LET'S HOPE WE SEE A GOOD PERFORMANCE AND THREE POINTS.RONALD KOEMANEVERTON MANAGER
it's important in a difficult period to have the ability to correct this, to react and to give a good answer.claude puelmanager
Puel previews Everton test
Watch as Southampton boss Claude Puel looks ahead to today's clash with Everton in the Premier League.11.42
More of the same, please!
Take a look back at the highlights of Southampton's 1-0 success over Everton in November, when Charlie Austin's early effort proved the difference at St Mary's.11.39
It's matchday! 😇
2017 kicks off with Southampton taking on Everton in the Premier League at Goodison Park (3pm GMT). Let's start in style!11.29
EVE v Saints Line Ups
Joel Robles (GK)
Ramiro Funes Mori
Leighton Baines (C)
Ross BarkleyGareth Barry (85′)
Dominic Calvert-LewinKevin Mirallas (12′)
Aaron LennonEnner Valencia (61′)
Fraser Forster (GK)
Cédric SoaresJack Stephens (6′)
José Fonte (C)
Jordy ClasieShane Long (78′)
Dusan TadicSofiane Boufal (67′)
EVE v Saints Match Stats
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