FM Preview: Manchester City v Everton 01 Dec 2012

Last updated : 30 November 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Manchester City v Everton fixture

Manchester City prepare to entertain Everton at Eastlands on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, having won 46 and lost only 19 of the 83 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Eastlands was just last season, in September 2011, with Manchester City running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2008/2009 Sat 25 Apr Everton 1 - 2 Man. City Premier League

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Manchester City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Sky Blues, with 4 goals against.

Everton have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Toffees's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Manchester City's total of 32 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Everton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 22 from their 14 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Manchester City 6 3 3 0 12 4 12
Everton 6 1 4 1 9 9 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Manchester City may be coming up against a decent side in Everton, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Sky Blues. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Manchester City Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Everton Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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