FootyMAD's Everton match preview

Last updated : 11 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Everton v Manchester City fixture

Man. 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 40 and win only 15 of the 79 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Mon 01 JanMan. City2 - 1EvertonPREM
2006/2007Sat 30 SepEverton1 - 1Man. CityPREM
2005/2006Sat 04 FebEverton1 - 0Man. CityPREM
2005/2006Sun 02 OctMan. City2 - 0EvertonPREM
2004/2005Sun 26 DecEverton2 - 1Man. CityPREM
2004/2005Sat 11 SepMan. City0 - 1EvertonPREM
2003/2004Sat 15 MayMan. City5 - 1EvertonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Everton are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Toffees, with 6 goals against.

Man. City have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Sky Blues's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 5 goals for and 4 against.

Everton find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 36 points they have accumulated from 21 games. Man. City sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 39 points from their 21 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Man. City only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Goodison Park will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Everton Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Man. City Undefeated in last 3 away games.
6 games since last defeat.