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Costa starts for Chelsea

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Diego Costa starts for Chelsea at Everton in the Premier League's late kick-off just days after Chelsea announced the striker was having tests for a hamstring injury that they feared would keep him out of action for six weeks.

Everton have two former Chelsea strikers in their matchday squad, with Romelu Lukaku starting and new signing Samuel Eto'o on the bench.

Everton starting XI: Howard, Baines, Distin, Jagielka (c), Coleman, Barry, McCarthy, McGeady, Naismith, Mirallas, Lukaku

Substitutes Joel, Gibson, Besic, Osman, Stones, Alcaraz, Eto'o

Chelsea starting XI: Courtois, Azpilicueta, Terry (c), Cahill, Ivanovic, Matic, Fabregas, Ramires, Willian, Hazard, Costa

Substitutes Cech, Luis, Zouma, Drogba, Mikel, Schurrle, Salah

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