FootyMAD's Everton match preview

Last updated : 15 January 2010 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 at tea-time on Saturday, 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 41 and win only 16 of the 81 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2009, with Man. City inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Toffees in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 25 AprEverton1 - 2Man. CityPREM
2008/2009Sat 13 DecMan. City0 - 1EvertonPREM
2007/2008Mon 25 FebMan. City0 - 2EvertonPREM
2007/2008Sat 12 JanEverton1 - 0Man. CityPREM
2006/2007Mon 01 JanMan. City2 - 1EvertonPREM
2006/2007Sat 30 SepEverton1 - 1Man. CityPREM
2005/2006Sat 04 FebEverton1 - 0Man. CityPREM

Recent respective form guides

Everton are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

Man. City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Sky Blues's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.

Everton see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 23 points from their 20 games played so far, Man. City's total of 38 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

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

Man. City are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Everton Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Man. City 4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.