FM Preview: Everton v Manchester City 16 Mar 2013

Last updated : 15 March 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Everton v Manchester City fixture

Manchester City face a trip to Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Sky Blues will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 42 and win only 16 of the 80 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Goodison Park was just last season, in January 2012, the Toffees carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 01 Dec Man. City 1 - 1 Everton Premier League
2011/2012 Tue 31 Jan Everton 1-0 Man. City Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Man. City 2 - 0 Everton Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 07 May Everton 2 - 1 Man. City Premier League
2010/2011 Mon 20 Dec Man. City 1 - 2 Everton Premier League
2009/2010 Wed 24 Mar Man. City 0 - 2 Everton Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 16 Jan Everton 2 - 0 Man. City Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Everton have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Toffees in those games, with 8 conceded.

The Sky Blues have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Sky Blues's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Everton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 45 points from their 28 games so far.

Manchester City's total of 53 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Everton 6 2 2 2 11 11 8
Manchester City 6 3 2 1 10 5 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Manchester City are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Everton. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Everton Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Manchester City Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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