Team News: Landon Donovan, Darron Gibson start for Everton

Robbie Keane and Landon Donovan
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Landon Donovan and Darron Gibson both start for Everton against Blackburn at Goodison Park.

Landon Donovan and Darron Gibson both start for Everton as they host Blackburn in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

Victor Anichebe is also given the nod after his goal against Aston Villa last weekend while Shane Duffy continues in defence after an impressive showing last time out.

Blackburn, meanwhile, are again without unsettled defender Christopher Samba and the suspended Yakubu, but Martin Olsson does return to the back four.

Everton: Howard; Neville, Duffy, Heitinga, Baines; Donovan, Gibson, Fellaini, Anichebe, Cahill; Saha

Blackburn: Robinson; Lowe, Dann, Givet, Olsson; N'Zonzi, Hoilett, Petrovic, Dunn, Pedersen; Goodwillie

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