FM Preview: Everton v Aston Villa 02 Apr 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 1st April 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Everton and Aston Villa at 15:00 on 2nd April 2011 in the Premier League.
History of the Everton v Aston Villa fixture
Everton prepare to entertain Aston Villa at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 103 games played, Toffees have recorded 50 wins, and Aston Villa have come away with 28 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Goodison Park was just last season, in October 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sun 29 Aug||Aston Villa||1 - 0||Everton||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Wed 14 Apr||Aston Villa||2 - 2||Everton||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 31 Oct||Everton||1-1||Aston Villa||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 12 Apr||Aston Villa||3 - 3||Everton||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 15 Feb||Everton||3 - 1||Aston Villa||F.A. Cup|
|2008/2009||Sun 07 Dec||Everton||2 - 3||Aston Villa||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sun 27 Apr||Everton||2 - 2||Aston Villa||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Everton have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Toffees in those games, with 7 conceded.
Aston Villa have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Villans have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Everton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 40 points from their 30 games so far.
Aston Villa find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 30 matches.
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 Toffees to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Everton||Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Aston Villa||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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