While the Champions League last-16 continues on Wednesday night, there is also English top-flight action to focus on with two rescheduled matches during this most hectic of seasons.
Ola Aina gave the visitors the lead shortly after interval, but Burnley hit back swiftly through Ashley Barnes to leave Scott Parker’s side still six points adrift of safety with a tough run of fixtures coming up.
City now sit seven points clear at the summit, though Everton have Merseyside rivals Liverpool in their sights as they look to move level with the top six following Sunday’s blip against Fulham.
Follow Everton vs Manchester City with Standard Sport’s live blog below…
4 mins: This has been a relatively lively start from both teams.
After an opening Everton attack is snuffed out, City force a corner after some solid defending from Ben Godfrey.
2 mins: A typically fast start from City, with Joao Cancelo trying his luck from range with a well-struck effort that a diving Pickford has to push away.
We are under way at Goodison Park!
Can Everton stop Manchester City from going 10 points clear at the Premier League summit with a 17th consecutive win across all competitions?
It’s going to be a very tough task indeed…
Here come the teams at Goodison Park as the familiar ‘Z Cars’ tune blares out.
Man City team news – De Bruyne and Aguero on bench
As for City, Kevin De Bruyne and Sergio Aguero are both featured on a very strong bench.
Ruben Dias is back in the defence, while Kyle Walker replaces Oleksandr Zinchenko.
The injured Ilkay Gundogan is replaced by Riyad Mahrez.
Everton team news – Pickford returns
Jordan Pickford returns in goal for Everton tonight after injury, with Roma loanee Robin Olsen dropping out.
Michael Keane, Yerry Mina, and Alex Iwobi also come in, while James Rodriguez is only a substitute and Allan misses out altogether.
Everton vs Man City
Attention now turns straight to the 8:15pm GMT kick-off between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park…
Fulham are unbeaten in six now, but Parker will be hugely disappointed that his side could only draw again after taking the lead.
They could have been within four points of safety, but the gap now stands at six ahead of a difficult run of fixtures.
Not turning these draws into wins will likely be the story of their season.
Burnley 15th and eight points clear of danger now.
92 mins: Westwood’s ball towards Tarkowski is cleared, but Burnley force a late corner.
Areola rather flaps at a ball that is nodded agonisingly wide by Barnes, but the whistle had gone for a foul by Jack Cork on the Fulham goalkeeper.
90 mins: Three minutes of additional time signalled at Turf Moor, with Burnley on the attack and winning a free-kick out left after Rodriguez is fouled…