FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Everton 17 Apr 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th April 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Blackburn Rovers and Everton at 15:00 on Saturday, 17th April 2010 in the Premier League.
Everton face a trip to Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Toffees will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2009, when they played out a goalless draw 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:|
|2009/2010||Sun 20 Sep||Everton||3 - 0||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Wed 04 Mar||Blackburn R.||0 - 0||Everton||PREM|
|2008/2009||Wed 24 Sep||Blackburn R.||1 - 0||Everton||LGEC|
|2008/2009||Sat 16 Aug||Everton||2 - 3||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 02 Feb||Blackburn R.||0 - 0||Everton||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 25 Aug||Everton||1 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 10 Feb||Everton||1 - 0||Blackburn R.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Blackburn Rovers are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 3 conceded.
Everton have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Toffees's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Blackburn R. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 43 points from their 34 games played so far, Everton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 51 from their 34 games so far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Toffees, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw
|Blackburn R.||Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.|
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Everton||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
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