Everton will be without Dominic Calvert-Lewin for their relegation decider against Bournemouth on Sunday, reveals Sean Dyche – with Nathan Patterson and Ben Godfrey also injured
- Everton will stay in the Premier League if they beat Bournemouth on Sunday
- If they lose, Leicester and Leeds can overtake them by winning their games
- Sean Dyche has now revealed his side will be without Dominic Calvert-Lewin
Everton will go into their relegation decider at home to Bournemouth without striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin and defenders Nathan Patterson and Ben Godfrey.
The Toffees sit two points above the drop zone and their fate remains in their own hands as they seek to extend their stay in the top flight into a 70th season. Leicester and Leeds will be hoping they slip up.
On his injured trio, manager Sean Dyche said: ‘They won’t be fit. We haven’t had Dom for two thirds of my time here.
‘We have still won games, still got points on the board and performed.
Everton will be without Dominic Calvert-Lewin for their relegation decider against Bournemouth, Sean Dyche has said
Defenders Ben Godfrey (left) and Nathan Patterson (right) will also miss out through injury
Sean Dyche’s side can confirm their Premier League status for another season by winning on Sunday
‘Patto has come into the side more latterly and performed well. We lose him as well.’
Dyche holds out some hope Vitalii Mykolenko – his only remaining full-back on either flank – could return after a two-match absence.
‘He’s a bit better so we will see how he reacts tomorrow to training today,’ Dyche added.
Dyche was already without Seamus Coleman, Ruben Vinagre, Tom Davies and Andros Townsend.
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