After losing eight of their final 11 Premier League games under Marco Silva, only Liverpool have won more points over their last 10 top-flight games than Everton under the tutelage of Ancelotti and Duncan Ferguson.
By contrast, Roy Hodgson's Eagles arrive at Goodison Park winless from their six since beating West Ham in December and heading in the opposite direction in the table.
One victory in their last 10 combined with a disappointing transfer has raised fears the south Londoners could be drawn into a relegation battle.
Can Ancelotti's side maintain their surge up the table or will Hodgson's men earn a much-needed victory on the road?
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• When is Everton v Crystal Palace? >
• How to get a BT Sport subscription >
• How to watch on a laptop >
• How to watch on a phone or tablet >
• How to watch on TV >
• What if I can't watch live? >
• What other live football does BT Sport show? >
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When is Everton v Crystal Palace?
Everton v Crystal Palace will be shown exclusively live at 12pm (kick-off is at 12.30pm) on Saturday 8 February on BT Sport 1 HD, BT Sport Ultimate and on TV and across our digital platforms.
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How to live stream on a laptop
BT Sport customers can bookmark this page, return at the start of our live coverage and then open this Everton v Crystal Palace live stream.
The stream will also be accessible through the BTSport.com homepage.
Anyone tuning in on their laptop can benefit from watching on the revolutionary enhanced video player.
This means a fully immersive viewing experience, featuring an interactive timeline, multi-camera functionality, and 360° live streaming and highlights.
How to live stream on a phone or tablet
BT Sport customers wanting to watch on the go can open the award-winning BT Sport app when our live coverage starts and follow the link at the top of the homepage.
Just as on laptop, BT Sport app viewers will be available to enjoy the game on our enhanced video player.
How to watch Everton v Crystal Palace on TV
*BT Sport customers can download the BT Sport app on PS4, Xbox, Apple TV and Samsung Smart TVs (2015 models onwards). To watch the action, follow the link at the top of the homepage ahead of kick-off.
What if I can't watch live?
No problem. An exclusive key highlights package of the clash will be made available to all shortly after the game on both BTSport.com and the BT Sport app. We'll also publish in-game clips throughout the 90 minutes.
There will also be several opportunities to watch the match in full on TV and online after the event. For more information on the latest listings, check out our TV Guide.
What other live football does BT Sport show?
BT Sport shows 52 live Premier League games per season and is the exclusive home of the Champions League and Europa League, showing every game live.
There's more for domestic football fans, too, as we show live FA Cup, National League, Scottish Premiership and Betfred Cup action all season long.
BT Sport also offers exclusive coverage of the Bundesliga and Ligue 1, plus a host of fixtures from the Women's Super League, UEFA Youth League, England Under-21 internationals, Australian A-League and much more.
For full details of BT Sport's upcoming live football schedule, check out our Live on BT Sport page.
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