Roberto Martinez takes charge of Everton for the first time at Goodison Park when they play host to West Brom on Saturday.
The Spaniard saw his team take a well-earned point away to Norwich City in the opening game of the season, and were only denied by a superb header from Ricky van Wolfswinkel who levelled the game at 2-2.
Steve Clarke will have to revitalise his charges as they fell to a 1-0 defeat at home to Southampton on Saturday courtesy of a 90th-minute penalty from Rickie Lambert.
Everton lead the head-to-head meetings in the league between the two sides with 60 wins to West Brom's 54, but the sides took a win apiece in the Premier League last season.
West Brom have lost on their last two league visits to Goodison Park, but their last success at the ground was a 4-1 romp in November 2010.
Sylvain Distin is a doubt for the game after picking up a knock in the draw with Norwich, but full-back Tony Hibbert could feature after returning to training on Monday.
However, close-season signing Antolin Alcaraz is definitely ruled out with a hamstring injury picked up in pre-season.
Republic of Ireland international midfielder Darron Gibson could feature if he recovers from a knee problem that kept him out of the Norwich game, but he will have trouble displacing Ross Barkley who impressed against Chris Hughton's side.
"Sylvain Distin is the one we're a little bit concerned about," Martinez told the club's official website. "But knowing Sylvain, you can never say that he's not going to be available at the weekend.
"Darron Gibson is progressing really, really well. It's one of those injuries where you need to be very, very careful you don't come back too early. He's still 50-50 for the weekend but I don't expect it to be much longer than that."
West Brom head into the fixture without close-season signing Nicolas Anelka, who has been excused from the squad on compassionate grounds.
Zoltan Gera and George Thorne (both knee) remain long-term absentees for West Brom.
Clarke's side will look for a quick response to their opening-day defeat, and midfielder James Morrison is keen to make amends.
"For us, we need to get last Saturday out of the system, because it wasn't great," he told the club's official website. "It's a new era for them (Everton), they have a new manager who will probably bring a new style to them.
"It's always hard to go to Goodison Park, we haven't had a great record there in the last few years apart from the 4-1 win.
"It's a hostile crowd, they're always on top of you, and if you don't start right, you find yourself in for a tough afternoon."
|Coach: Roberto Martínez|
for N. Jelavić 72'
for K. Mirallas 73'
|West Ham 3 Lusitans 0: Sakho nets twice at start of Europa League journey|
|Holebas makes Watford move|
|Milan secure Adriano signing|
|Peru v Paraguay: Diaz counts cost of semi-final loss|
|Bastia hit out at reports of extra debt|
|Hernandez has successful surgery|
|Odemwingie signs one-year Stoke extension|
|Uth signs for Hoffenheim|
|Henen seals Everton return|
|Cattermole pens long-term Sunderland deal|
|United States v Guatemala: Klinsmann backs Dempsey ahead of Gold Cup warm-up|
|West Ham working on Jenkinson return - Gold|
|Milan agree deal for Bacca|
|Real buy back Vazquez from Espanyol|
|Richards leaves Swansea for Fulham|
|McShane signs for Reading|
|Giggs tells youngsters to seize US chance|
|Hammond pens Leicester extension|
|Only Schweinsteiger can decide Bayern future - Guardiola|
|Cech plans to play until he´s 40|
|Montoya arrives in Milan ahead of Inter move|
|Hernandez out of Gold Cup|
|US asks Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials|
|MLS Preview: Sounders seek momentum switch|
|Mexico 0 Honduras 0: Hernandez injury sours friendly|
|Hernandez taken to hospital|
|Garay in doubt for Copa America final|
|Wambach: USA peaking for World Cup final|
|Bassett ´an absolute hero´ despite own goal - Sampson|
|Japan 2 England 1: Late own goal breaks English hearts|
|Salvo quits as Valencia president|
|Costa not Ribery cover - Bayern director Sammer|
|Chile, Argentina deserve final spots - Mena|
|Ramos keen on United switch - Calderon|
|B36 1 The New Saints 2: Wilde leaves it late to secure advantage|
|Sevilla agree deal for Rami|
|Celtic snap up United teenager Janko|
|Beauvue passes Lyon medical|
|Roma bring in Falque|
|Coates completes permanent Sunderland switch|
|Vallecano to make charity donations from shirt sales|
|Angella commits to Watford|
|Gundogan pens new Dortmund deal|
|Juve reject €80million Barca offer for Pogba, says Marotta|
|Ruiz seals permanent Villarreal move|
|Mourinho respects Cech´s decision to quit Chelsea|
|Claridge excited by potential Pearson successors|
|Miranda completes Inter switch|
|Blind takes over as Netherlands coach|
|Mourinho: Premier League tougher to win than ever|
|Hamburg make Holtby move permanent|
|Southampton terminate Osvaldo contract|
|BREAKING NEWS: Swansea swoop for Eder|
|Abbiati extends Milan stay|
|Cruyff: Barcelona have lost their values|
|Vydra seals Watford move|
|Ambitious Clyne targets trophy haul with Liverpool|
|Claridge: Off-field incidents cost Pearson his job|
|Clyne becomes Liverpool´s sixth close-season signing|
|Imbula leaves Marseille for Porto|
|FIFA chief Blatter challenges critics to prove corruption claims|
|Distin joins Bournemouth|
|Bayern seal Costa deal|
|Arsenal confirm Diaby departure|
|Blatter to miss Women´s World Cup final|
|Bogdan sets sights on being Liverpool number one|
|Danilo eager to get started at Real Madrid|
|Leicester´s Wood joins Leeds|
|Porto confirm Atletico move for Martinez|
|Lloyd: Repetition key to netting penalty|
|Sheffield Wednesday job a ´dream´ for Carvalhal|
|´We played a complete game´ - Messi|
|Diaz upbeat despite heavy Copa loss to Argentina|
|Martino lauds Messi for selfless performance|
|Viviani makes surprise Verona switch|
|Estonian team wins cup match 31-0|
|No meeting with Arsenal has occurred - Vidal´s agent|
|United States 2 Germany 0: Ellis´ team reach World Cup final|
|Argentina 6 Paraguay 1: Messi leads Martino´s men to Copa final|
|UEFA Europa League Review: FK Zeljeznicar and FC Dacia Chisinau open with wins|
|UEFA Champions League Review: FC Pyunik make winning start|