By Harvey Byrne

Stan Collymore has predicted an Everton defeat in Saturday evening’s Premier League clash against Chelsea.

The outspoken football pundit has predicted a 2-1 victory for the London-based club against the Toffees at Stamford Bridge.

It would mark Antonio Conte’s side’s fifth league win from as many matches as they enjoy a good spell of form following a formation change.

By contrast, Everton have recently gone through a poor spell of five matches without a win in all competitions before last Sunday’s victory over West Ham.

Despite the Toffees looking to put a bad run of form behind them, former striker Collymore has predicted Chelsea to maintain their recent record on his personal Twitter account with a win to Conte’s team.

Only two places and four points separate the two side’s in their league despite their contrasting league form.

Both teams have gone under similar transitions in the new campaign with managerial changes following a poor last season.

Ronald Koeman, who left Premier League rivals Southampton in the summer has taken charge of 12 matches in all competitions, leading his side to six victories, three draws and three losses.

The last time he took the Saints to Stamford Bridge his side played out a convincing 3-1 win against the then Jose Mourinho team and he will be keen for a similar result with Everton.

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