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Match preview: Everton v Owls

23 January 2021

Match Previews

Match preview: Everton v Owls

23 January 2021

Wednesday head to Everton in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday night.

A 2-0 win over Exeter two weeks ago booked our place in the next round against the Premier League Toffees.

Everton advanced to this stage of the competition with a 2-1 win over Rotherham in round three.

Heading into the cup-tie, Everton sit sixth in the Premier League and picked up a 2-1 win on the road against Wovles last time out.

Since our victory at St James Park against the Grecians, a COVID-19 outbreak in the camp meant the Championship games with Coventry and Wycombe were suspended.


The squad have since returned to Middlewood Road for a full week of preparation for the fourth round tie.


- Date: Sunday 24 January
- Kick-off, 8.00pm
- Emirates FA Cup fourth round
- Goodison Park


Referee - Graham Scott
Assistant Referee 1 - Mark Scholes
Assistant Referee 2 - Nick Greenhalgh
Fourth Official - Jeremy Simpson
VAR: Stuart Attwell


Our cup-tie this weekend will be broadcast live on BT Sport.

BT Sport is available on a monthly basis for £25 HERE, including full access to Everton v the Owls and all BT Sport features.


- In the event the game is drawn after 90 minutes, 30 minutes extra time will be played.

- Should the score remain level after extra time, the game will be decided on the day by penalties.

- There will be no live pictures on iFollow this weekend due to broadcaster agreements but commentary will be provided on iFollow in partnership with BBC Radio Sheffield.

- VAR will be in operation for this cup-tie.


The winners of Sunday’s cup-tie at Goodison Park will host Wycombe or Tottenham in round five.


SWFC: Andre Green could make his debut for the Owls after completing his move to the club last week.


Wednesday will monitor the fitness of the likes of Massimo Luongo and Julian Börner, who have returned to training after a lengthy spell away from action.

Loanees Izzy Brown and Jack Marriott have permission to feature in the cup.

Everton: The big news from Carlo Ancelotti’s pre-match press conference was confirmation that main marksman Dominic Calvert-Lewin is back available for selection.


Lucas Digne, Allan, Alex Iwobi, Fabian Delph, Jean-Philippe Gbamin and Niels Nkounkou are all unavailable


Wednesday: WDWWW
Everton: LWLDW


LAST FIVE v Everton

Owls 0-2 Everton – 24 September 2019 – EFL Cup
Owls 0-3 Everton – 26 September 2007 – EFL Cup
Everton 1-1 Owls – 4 March 2000 – Premier League
Owls 0-2 Everton – 11 September 1999 – Premier League
Everton 1-2 Owls – 5 April 1999 – Premier League

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