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FULL-TIME: Everton secure their first victory at Villa Park for seven years. The last time that happened they went on to secure a Champions League spot. Pienaar, Fellaini and Jelavic all scored in the first half before Clark was sent-off just before the hour mark denying Everton a clear goalscoring opportunity. The 10-men did pull a goal back through El Ahmadi, but the visitors deservedly went home with all three points.
SUBSTITUTION: Johnny Heitinga replaces Nikica Jelavic as David Moyes makes his final change.
YELLOW CARD: Karim El Ahmadi is booked for a late challenge.
GOAL!! Karim El Ahmadi
SUBSTITUTION: Meanwhile, new £5million signing Kevin Mirallas replaces Darron Gibson for Everton.
SUBSTITUTION: Andreas Weimann replaces Barry Bannan for Villa.
Gary Fortune is watching from Kabul and he jokes: 'Its all gone down hill since Villa sold Emile Heskey!!! Come on Everton.'
SUBSTITUTION: Seamus Coleman replaces Steven Naismith as Everton make their first change of the match.
Villa fan Joe is not looking too optimistic. He says: 'So poor. Can genuinely see us going down, and wouldn't be surprised. Name one quality player in the Villa team... nope, didn't think so.'
SUBSTITUTION: Eric Lichaj replaces Chris Herd for Villa.
RED CARD!! Ciaran Clark
@VILLAwinner21 Tweets: 'It's going to be a long hard season. Can't see it getting any better unless we get some forward power.'
Elliott emails me to say: 'Hi Raz, thanks for the commentary! Villa need three new signings, a defender, central mid and striker before the end of the season. Why is our most creative player on the bench - Ireland?'
@wallpaperlicker Tweets: 'Yesss so happy with evertons start this season after some great summer signings and Fellaini has played class hes a quality player.'
SUBSTITUTION: Brett Holman replaces Nathan Delfouneso at the start of the second half for Villa.
Aston Villa are now 100/1 to claim victory with @Skybet, who make Everton 1/500 and the draw 50/1. My pre-match prediction of 1-1 is out of the window, but an Everton 5-0 win is now an 8/1 shot?. Head now to SKYBET to place your bets on this match.
HALF-TIME: Aston Villa have a mountain to climb as Everton's supreme start to the season continues. Steven Pienaar broke the deadlock with a stunning strike from the edge of the box after just 3 minutes before Marouane Fellaini added a second just after the hour mark after a clanger from goalkeeper Shay Given. And two minutes before the interval Nikica Jelavic buried Leighton Baines' low left-wing cross.
GOAL!! Nikica Jelavic
GOAL!! Marouane Fellaini
GOAL!! Steven Pienaar
And Ashley from Weston-Super-Mare says: 'These are the games we need to win if we want to be in European competition next year, I think we can win today, I'm going for 2-1 with Naismith and Jelavic getting the goals and Bent for Villa. Would rather have Fellaini behind Jelavic and Naismith on the right with Osman in centre midfield but 'In Moyes We Trust!!''
Henry emails me to say: 'Definitely going for an Everton win 2-0, Jelavic to grab the first and then Mirallas to score late on after he comes on at half time!'
Alan Newton says: 'I'm hoping for 3-1 Everton with Jelavic 2 and Naismith bagging the goals. My wife and I are watching from 'Hurricane Warning' Miami where it's already very wet and wild. COYBB.' Bit like Sunderland then Alan!
Joe says: 'Hi, Everton should have no problems here, they started really well by beating United and i think Everton should win this 3 or 4 nil.'
Everton fan Tom Mallows Tweets me to say: 'Hi Raz, enjoying your comms from Leeds fest, just give me a shout when Everton score.'
Danny in Cleethorpes says: 'I can't see Everton losing this today. I'll very disappointed if they do. Jealvic and Osman for Everton, if anyone for Villa, it'll be Bent.'
@alcatrazam Tweets me to say: '2-0 Everton. No conceding for the first two games of PL play!'
Aston Villa are 2/1 to claim victory with @Skybet, who make Everton 11/8 and the draw 9/4. Villa's Darren Bent is favourite to bag the first goal for the hosts at 5/1 and is 40/1 to bag a hat-trick at what is sure to be a packed Villa Park. Nathan Delfouneso is 8/1 while Charles N'Zogbia is 9/2 to score in 90 minutes and Karim El Ahmadi is 22/1 to score first. Meanwhile, the Toffees' Nikica Jelavic is 11/2 and Monday night hero Marouane Fellaini is 15/2 to score first. Steven Pienaar is 5/1 score in 90 minutes this afternoon. Six of the last seven Premier League games between Villa and Everton have been draws so I'm hedging my bets and going for another draw - 1-1, which is priced at a steady 5/1. Head now to SKYBET to place your bets on this match.
While Jake in north London reckons: 'The blue boys Everton will win this one 0-2, with Osman and Jelavic scoring, but Lamberts men will not make it easy.'
Everton fan Josh says: '2-0 everton I believe! Naismith and Jelavic scoring with Fellaini getting both assists.'
Tom Futcher, in Salisbury says: 'Come On you blue boys! We need to continue the strong start, and bag another 3 points here, I'm going for a 1-0 to Everton with a goal from Leon Osman. Probably the most under-rated player in the premier league!!!!'
Meanwhile, Tom and Tarryn Craig have emailed in to say: 'We think everton will roll over Villa today and win 3-0. Goals from Jelavic, Naismith and Osman. We are watching from Cambodia on our honeymoon knocking back some beers! All the best.' Congratulations!
Jon in Birmingham says: 'It'll be a tough outing for the Villa today with Everton in form, however i fancy the cracking atmosphere for Lamberts' first game to carry the lads through. I think it will be close with Villa just nicking it 2-1. Pienaar, N'Zogbia and a late Bent winner to be on the scoresheet today.'
Meanwhile, Ken from Tamworth emails me to say: 'Come on Lamberts Lions! Let's have our first 3 points on the board today! Firefighter on duty and sad not to be there!'
Stewart MacLaren from a hot and humid Torrevieja in Spain is first to send me an email today. He says: 'Everton will beat Aston Villa 2-1 at Villa Park this Afternoon with goals from Marouane Fellaini and Nikica Jelavic.' Well, Fellaini is the form man isn't he!
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