FM Preview: Manchester City v Everton 24 Sep 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 23rd September 2011
The game between Manchester City and Everton in the Premier League on 24th September 2011 at 12:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Manchester City v Everton fixture
Manchester City prepare to entertain Everton at City of Manchester Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, having won 45 and lost only 19 of the 82 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was less than a year ago, in December 2010, with Everton inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Sky Blues in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2007/2008||Mon 25 Feb||Man. City||0 - 2||Everton||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 unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. During these games, Sky Blues have smashed 14 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 1.
The Toffees 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. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 4 have been let in at the wrong end.
Manchester City's total of 13 points from their 5 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 7 from their 4 games so far.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Sky Blues to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Manchester City||Unbeaten in the last 22 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
|Everton||6 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here