FootyMAD's Everton match preview

Last updated : 21 December 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Everton v Chelsea fixture

Chelsea face a trip to Everton at Goodison Park on Monday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 74 games played, Blues have recorded 17 wins, and Everton have come away with 34 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2008, with Chelsea inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Toffees in a Premier League match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Thu 17 AprEverton0 - 1ChelseaPREM
2007/2008Wed 23 JanEverton0 - 1ChelseaLGEC
2007/2008Tue 08 JanChelsea2 - 1EvertonLGEC
2007/2008Sun 11 NovChelsea1 - 1EvertonPREM
2006/2007Sun 13 MayChelsea1 - 1EvertonPREM
2006/2007Sun 17 DecEverton2 - 3ChelseaPREM
2005/2006Mon 17 AprChelsea3 - 0EvertonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Everton have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Toffees's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Chelsea however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Blues pummel 12 goals, and let in 4.

Everton's 25 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position. Chelsea sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 37 points from their 17 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Chelsea are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Everton. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Everton Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Chelsea Undefeated in last 4 away games.
4 games since last defeat.