ASTON VILLA's win over Crystal Palace will give them a much needed confidence boost going into their game against the Blues.
While Carlo Ancellotti insists that Everton have 'fighting spirit' in their DNA as the Blues look to bounce-back following a 3-0 defeat at Wolves.
The Toffees are currently battling to break a three-game winless streak and finish the season on a high.
Villa haven't had back-to-back victories since October last year so a win away at Everton will keep them in the race to avoid relegation.
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Everton defender Yerry Mina has been ruled out for the game after an injury sustained against Wolves.
Mason Holgate and Andre Gomes are fit enough to return to the line up after suffering a shin and ankle problems respectively.
Aston Villa have defensive problems with Kortney Hause and Neil Taylor expected to be sidelined.
Hause has a rib injury after injuring himself during the pre-match warm up before Villa's 2-0 win.
Taylor was forced off during the game because of a hamstring issue.
*All odds from Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication.