Everton v Ruzomberok LIVE: Wayne Rooney and Co kick off their Europa League campaign at home
Everton kick off their new season on Thursday night when they take on Ruzomberok in the third qualifying round of the Europa League.
Wayne Rooney is expected to make his competitive return to his boyhood club as Ronald Koeman's men plot a way past the Slovakian outfit.
The two sides have never met each other before and Everton are favourites to progress to the play-off stage - a step away from the group stages of this year's competition. Kick-off is at 8.05pm.
Join Sportsmail's TOM FARMERY for live updates with DOMINIC KING providing colour and insight from Goodison Park.
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