Both clubs have recently beaten Liverpool at Anfield to boost their respective European ambitions, with Thomas Tuchel unbeaten in his 10 games across all competitions since taking charge at Stamford Bridge.
The most recent of those did come against last season’s champions, with a midweek 1-0 win leaving the Blues fourth in the table, one point ahead of Everton - who have played one game fewer.
It’s the Toffees, though, who have the better recent league form, with three successive wins keeping them well in the mix to take advantage if any of those above them slip-up. Last time out, Everton beat West Brom 1-0 and they have been exceptional on the road this term, winning nine and losing just two of their 13 away games.
Here’s everthing you need to know ahead of the match.
When is the game?
The match kicks off at 6pm on Monday, 8 March at Stamford Bridge.
Where can I watch it?
The game will be screened live on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate.
CHE - Mendy; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Zouma; James, Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso; Havertz, Hudson-Odoi; Werner
EVE - Pickford, Holgate, Godfrey, Keane, Digne, Allan, Gomes, Sigurdsson, Iwobi, Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin
Chelsea - 3/5
Draw - 16/5
Everton - 6/1
Carlo Ancelotti’s side won’t make it easy for the Blues but Chelsea look confident and have a good game plan right now which will see them dominate the 90 minutes. They still need to develop a more clinical edge, but should just edge the match here. Chelsea 2-1 Everton.