FM Preview: Everton v Sunderland 26 Feb 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 25th February 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Everton and Sunderland at 15:00 on Saturday, 26th February 2011 in the Premier League.
Everton prepare to entertain Sunderland at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Toffees are clearly on top, having won 55 and lost only 19 of the 86 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Goodison Park was just last season, in January 2010, with Everton running out comfortable 2-0 winners 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:|
|2010/2011||Mon 22 Nov||Sunderland||2 - 2||Everton||PREM|
|2009/2010||Wed 27 Jan||Everton||2-0||Sunderland||PREM|
|2009/2010||Sat 26 Dec||Sunderland||1 - 1||Everton||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 03 May||Sunderland||0 - 2||Everton||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 28 Dec||Everton||3 - 0||Sunderland||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 09 Mar||Sunderland||0 - 1||Everton||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 24 Nov||Everton||7 - 1||Sunderland||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Everton have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Sunderland have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The The Black Cats's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Everton find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 26 matches. Sunderland's total of 37 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Toffees. Score draw
|Everton||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Sunderland||5 games since last away draw.|
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
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