FM Preview: Everton v Birmingham City 26 Dec 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 25th December 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Everton and Birmingham City at 15:00 on Sunday, 26th December 2010 in the Premier League.
Everton prepare to entertain Birmingham City at Goodison Park on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Toffees are clearly on top, having won 38 and lost only 7 of the 61 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Goodison Park was less than a year ago, in January 2010, with Birmingham C. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Toffees in a F.A. Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 02 Oct||Birmingham C.||0 - 2||Everton||PREM|
|2009/2010||Sat 13 Mar||Birmingham C.||2 - 2||Everton||PREM|
|2009/2010||Sat 23 Jan||Everton||1-2||Birmingham C.||FAC|
|2009/2010||Sun 20 Dec||Everton||1 - 1||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 12 Apr||Birmingham C.||1 - 1||Everton||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 03 Nov||Everton||3 - 1||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Apr||Everton||0 - 0||Birmingham C.||PREM|
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 Toffees's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
The away form of Birmingham C. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Blues have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Everton find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 21 points from their 18 matches. Birmingham C. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 17 matches.
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 ...
With Everton only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw
|Everton||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Birmingham C.||Not won in previous 14 away matches.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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