FM Preview: Everton v Manchester City 31 Jan 2012

Last updated : 30 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Everton v Manchester City fixture

Manchester City face a trip to Everton at Goodison Park on Tuesday evening, 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 43 and win only 16 of the 83 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2011, the Toffees carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2008/2009 Sat 25 Apr Everton 1 - 2 Man. City Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 13 Dec Man. City 0 - 1 Everton 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 8 goals have been scored by the Toffees in those games, with 5 conceded.

Manchester City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Everton find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 26 points from their 22 matches.

Manchester City are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 22 games giving them a return of 54 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Everton 6 2 2 2 7 7 8
Manchester City 6 3 1 2 11 8 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Sky Blues has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Everton. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Everton Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Manchester City 4 games since last defeat.

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