LIVE updates from Goodison Park as Everton host Salford City in the second round of the Carabao Cup
Everton are back in action at Goodison Park on Wednesday night as they host Salford City in the second round of the Carabao Cup.
Last winning silverware in 1995, the Blues will look to start an extended cup run against the League Two side, who are owned by former Everton captain Phil Neville, his ex-Manchester United team-mates David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville and Paul Scholes and Singaporean business magnate Peter Lim.
Carlo Ancelotti’s side started the season with a 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur as debutants James Rodriguez, Allan and Abdoulaye Doucoure all impressed, but the Italian is expected to make changes against Salford.
Kicking off at 8.15pm, follow LIVE updates with Phil Kirkbride and Adam Jones, Theo Squires and Dan Kay.
Our writers have had their say and it a first Goodison appearance for James Rodriguez and one Everton debut…
So James Rodriguez put in an impressive performance on his Blues debut against Tottenham at the weekend?
Yet to be seen whether he’ll start again tonight, with just under two hours until team news.
Hello Blues fans and welcome to our LIVE coverage of Everton’s Carabao Cup clash with Salford City!
Kicking off at 8.15pm, Phil Kirkbride and Adam Jones will be in place at Goodison to bring us all the action from Carlo Ancelotti’s side’s first home game of the season.