FM Preview: Everton v Swansea City 21 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 20th December 2011
The game between Everton and Swansea City in the Premier League on 21st December 2011 at 20:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Everton v Swansea City fixture
Everton play host to Swansea City at Goodison Park on Wednesday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The fixture has produced 3 draws, with 4 wins being posted by Toffees.
The last time the two teams met at Everton was way back in the black-and-white days of February 1983, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a First Division match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|1982/1983||Sat 26 Feb||Everton||2-2||Swansea City||First Division|
|1982/1983||Sat 16 Oct||Swansea City||0 - 3||Everton||First Division|
|1981/1982||Sat 01 May||Swansea City||1 - 3||Everton||First Division|
|1981/1982||Sat 05 Dec||Everton||3 - 1||Swansea City||First Division|
|1953/1954||Sat 06 Mar||Swansea Tn.||0 - 2||Everton||Second Division|
|1953/1954||Sat 30 Jan||Everton||3 - 0||Swansea Tn.||F.A. Cup|
|1953/1954||Sat 17 Oct||Everton||2 - 2||Swansea Tn.||Second Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Everton's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Toffees have scored 4, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Swansea City is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Swans have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Everton find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 17 points from their 15 matches.
Swansea City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 18 points from their 16 games played so far,
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Everton at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Toffees will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|Everton||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Swansea City||Not won in previous 9 away matches.
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