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Where: Goodison Park
When: Sunday, 29 December, 13:30 p.m. GMT
Everton host Southampton in the first of the two early kick-offs on Sunday.
Both sides will appreciate the extra hours to recover from Boxing Day in what is a clash between two especially industrious teams.
Everton's imperious recent form came crashing back to earth in the form of a home Boxing Day defeat to Sunderland; however, the Toffees are still second in the Premier League form table, with 13 points from six games.
Southampton arrested a run of rotten results with a thumping away win at Cardiff. It was their first victory in seven games.
The Toffees won last season's corresponding fixture 3-1 and have not lost at home to the Saints since 1997.
Both sides are depleted with injuries and suspension but should still produce an intriguing clash of styles.
Southampton come out and press high, which may suit the Toffees, whose possession brand of football is designed to draw their opponents out.
Victor Wanyama, Gareth Barry and Morgan Schneiderlin are all missing from central midfield, so how the likes of Leon Osman, Ross Barkley, Jack Cork and James Ward-Prowse replace them will be crucial.
Elsewhere, Steven Pienaar will look to test Calum Chambers' Premier League pedigree down the Toffees' left.
Prediction: Everton 2-1 Southampton
Everton can take heart from their 10-man showing against Sunderland, regardless of the fact it ended in defeat.
Southampton will have their confidence restored but may struggle at what's been an intimidating ground in 2013.