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Outswinging corner taken by Leighton Baines from the left by-line.
Corner taken by Leighton Baines.
Corner taken by Leighton Baines, Jose Fonte manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Leighton Baines on Steven Davis. (Everton) makes a substitution, with Sylvain Distin coming on for Leon Osman. Paulo Gazzaniga restarts play with the free kick.
Adam Lallana leaves the field to be replaced by Richard Chaplow.
James Ward-Prowse delivers the ball.
Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Marouane Fellaini goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Jay Rodriguez leaves the field to be replaced by Emmanuel Mayuka. Ben Reeves is brought on as a substitute for Nathaniel Clyne.
Bryan Oviedo comes on in place of Kevin Mirallas.
Leon Osman takes a shot.
Marouane Fellaini takes a shot. Maya Yoshida gets a block in.
Leighton Baines takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Jose Fonte.
A cross is delivered by Nikica Jelavic.
Jay Rodriguez takes a shot.
The offside flag is raised against Rickie Lambert. Phil Neville restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Seamus Coleman, Marouane Fellaini takes a shot. Paulo Gazzaniga makes a save.
A cross is delivered by Kevin Mirallas, clearance by Maya Yoshida.
Nathaniel Clyne sends in a cross, clearance made by Leon Osman.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Adam Lallana played to the near post, clearance made by Johnny Heitinga.
The ball is swung over by Seamus Coleman, Nikica Jelavic finds the back of the net with a headed goal from deep inside the penalty area. Everton 3-1 Southampton.The assist for the goal came from Seamus Coleman.
Leighton Baines produces a cross, Nikica Jelavic takes a shot. Paulo Gazzaniga makes a save.
Nikica Jelavic is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Paulo Gazzaniga takes the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Leighton Baines, clearance by Jose Fonte.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Steven Pienaar, Jose Fonte makes a clearance.
Nathaniel Clyne is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Leighton Baines delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, Rickie Lambert manages to make a clearance.
Nikica Jelavic grabs a goal from just inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Everton 2-1 Southampton.Kevin Mirallas provided the assist for the goal.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Kevin Mirallas. Indirect free kick taken by Paulo Gazzaniga.
Nathaniel Clyne challenges Kevin Mirallas unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Phil Jagielka.
Marouane Fellaini delivers the ball.
Seamus Coleman crosses the ball, Frazer Richardson manages to make a clearance.
Nikica Jelavic produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.
Leon Osman finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Everton 1-1 Southampton.Nikica Jelavic provided the assist for the goal.
Unfair challenge on Johnny Heitinga by Gaston Ramirez results in a free kick. Johnny Heitinga takes the free kick.
Marouane Fellaini crosses the ball, Adam Lallana manages to make a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken by Gaston Ramirez, Headed effort from inside the area by Rickie Lambert misses to the left of the target.
The ball is crossed by James Ward-Prowse, clearance made by Phil Jagielka.
Rickie Lambert sends in a cross.
Gaston Ramirez produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.
The ball is sent over by Frazer Richardson, Phil Jagielka manages to make a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Adam Lallana.
Marouane Fellaini produces a cross, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Leon Osman goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Gaston Ramirez has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.
Corner taken by Leighton Baines from the left by-line, Johnny Heitinga takes a shot. Paulo Gazzaniga makes a save.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Leighton Baines, clearance by Gaston Ramirez.
Inswinging corner taken by Adam Lallana, Gaston Ramirez scores a headed goal from close range. Everton 0-1 Southampton.Adam Lallana provided the assist for the goal.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Nikica Jelavic. Free kick taken by Jose Fonte.
A cross is delivered by Seamus Coleman.
A cross is delivered by Nathaniel Clyne.
Kevin Mirallas produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Leighton Baines delivers the ball, Jose Fonte makes a clearance.
Moyes had Lambert on radar before Saints switch
Everton manager David Moyes admits he had striker Rickie Lambert under consideration for a move to Goodison Park before he joined Saturday's opponents Southampton.
The 30-year-old frontman has enjoyed a rags-to-riches career having been released by Blackpool almost 12 years ago and has played a key role in Saints' promotion to the Barclays Premier League.
But had things taken a different path Lambert, who has scored 82 goals in 137 league appearances for the south coast outfit, could have been lining up against Nigel Adkins' side and not for them.
"He was in my attention when he was at Bristol Rovers (between 2006 and 2009)," said Moyes.
"Round that time we were looking around the leagues to see and we took Jermaine Beckford when Rickie was just about to go to Southampton.
"We were well aware of him and his goalscoring and he had done great.
"It is great credit to the boys who come through the leagues - it shows a great deal of hunger and perseverance to get through to the top and he's done that.
"There are a few - (Norwich striker) Grant Holt comes to mind - who have shown that route can be done.
"You can get released and it does not mean it is the end.
"What you have to do is go away and work at your game and what Rickie has done over the years is keep scoring goals wherever he has been.
"He deserves credit from working his way up from the bottom to the top."
Moyes will bring striker Nikica Jelavic, who has been one of the reasons the Toffees have been so strong since his arrival in January, back into his starting line-up.
He missed last week's win at Swansea with a leg injury but got a run out as a substitute at Leeds and is ready to go from the off now.
"He hadn't trained much but we thought it may be the chance to give him time as needed (at Leeds) and he got 25 to 30 minutes so hopefully that will help him," said Moyes.
Fellow forward Victor Anichebe has a chest infection while Seamus Coleman and Steven Naismith are also doubts, with defender Tony Hibbert and midfielder Darron Gibson still out.
Meanwhile, Southampton manager Nigel Adkins insists the fact he is a Liverpool fan does not provide any extra incentive to win at Everton.
The Saints boss grew up on Merseyside and was a schoolboy at Liverpool, before moving on to Tranmere and coming through the youth system there.
Adkins - like talisman Lambert - supports the Anfield club, making the trip to Goodison Park all the more intriguing.
The Southampton boss, though, was quick to downplay his connections to the red side of the city in the build-up.
"Whoever we play against we want to go and win a game of football," Adkins said.
"There are three teams on Merseyside: Liverpool, Everton and Tranmere.
"Obviously I played for Tranmere as an apprentice and a professional and I used to stand behind the goal and run onto the pitch after the game to try and get Ronnie Moore's tie-ups.
"It is great to see Tranmere Rovers doing so well with Ronnie in charge.
"I was actually a schoolboy at Liverpool but before I signed for them I had a couple of weeks at Everton.
"I decided to go to Liverpool and then I want to Tranmere after that.
"Goodison Park has a great atmosphere. They are passionate football supporters there so I am looking forward to it because there will be a great atmosphere."
Southampton will have to do with Jack Cork on Merseyside after the midfielder injured his left knee in Tuesday's Capital One Cup third-round victory over Sheffield Wednesday - his first game back after sustaining an ankle complaint in pre-season.
Japan international Tadanari Lee will also miss out with an elbow injury, while Emmanuel Mayuka and Luke Shaw are both doubts with an ankle problem and illness respectively.
Adam Lallana is available after the birth of his son and new signing Artur Boruc could be involved in the squad for the first time.
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