Everton boss Ronald Koeman feels Premier League basement boys Hull's recent performances show they should not be viewed as easy opponents.
The rock-bottom Tigers go into tonight's clash against the Toffees at the KCOM Stadium having won only one of their previous 16 league fixtures and losing their last three in a row.
While Everton will certainly fancy their chances of inflicting another defeat, Koeman has emphasised he was impressed by some of what he saw from Hull in their last two outings, a 1-0 reverse at West Ham and 3-0 home loss to Manchester City.
This was his reaction to the suggestion that Everton fans may well be expecting another victory to add to the 2-0 Boxing Day triumph at Leicester:
Liverpool snatched an added-time winner against Everton to stay on the tails of Premier League leaders Chelsea.
Daniel Sturridge came off the bench after a month out with a calf injury to fire against a post in the fourth of eight added minutes and Sadio Mane knocked home the rebound for a 1-0 victory.
The result moved Liverpool back above Manchester City into second place, six points behind Chelsea.
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The Premier League returns this weekend after the international break. One of the stand-out fixtures sees leaders Manchester City take on Everton.
Ahead of the game Everton have been boosted by the return of Leighton Baines whose absence through injury has coincided with a run of three games without a win.
After recovering from a hamstring injury he's now he's back and David Chisnall caught up with him as he paid a visit to his old school.
Everton Football Club have made a great start to the season and are currently fifth in the Premier League table.
New boss Ronald Koeman is helping the team continue to lead the way with their off-field work.
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David Chisnall is at Goodison Park and can tell us more:
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