Everton v Young Boys preview

Romelu Lukaku???s hat-trick and a Seamus Coleman strike stunned the Swiss team last week as Everton put their domestic struggles behind them.

Roberto Martinez???s men have won just one of their last eight matches in the Premier League and sit just six points above the relegation zone.

However, in Europe they have been strong, finishing top of their group, including beating German giants Wolfsburg by an aggregate score of 6-1 over two games.??

Although the task awaiting Young Boys to qualify looks seriously tough, they would have taken confidence from beating title rivals Basel 4-2 on Sunday.

Team news

Leon Osman and Steven Pienaar could return to the starting line-up for Everton.

The duo have not appeared for the first team since December but both played a part in the Under-21s’ goalless draw against Manchester United last week.??

Aiden McGeady (knee), Bryan Oviedo (hamstring), Tony Hibbert (muscle), John Stones (suspended) and Aaron Lennon (ineligible) are all ruled out.

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