FootyMAD's Arsenal match preview

Last updated : 06 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Everton v Arsenal fixture

Everton prepare to entertain Arsenal at Goodison Park on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 84 games played, Blues have recorded 38 wins, and Arsenal have come away with 24 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Goodison Park was just last season, in October 2002, the Blues carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 16 AugArsenal2 - 1EvertonPREM
2002/2003Sun 23 MarArsenal2 - 1EvertonPREM
2002/2003Sat 19 OctEverton2-1ArsenalPREM
2001/2002Sat 11 MayArsenal4 - 3EvertonPREM
2001/2002Sun 10 FebEverton0 - 1ArsenalPREM
2000/2001Sat 21 AprArsenal4 - 1EvertonPREM
2000/2001Sat 18 NovEverton2 - 0ArsenalPREM

Recent respective form guides

Everton have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 4 conceded.

Arsenal's away form is equally impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. Those games have seen the Gunners pummel 14 goals, and let in 4.

Everton see themselves just below half way in the Barclaycard Premiership, showing a record of 23 points from their 19 games played so far, Arsenal sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 45 points from their 19 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Everton are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Arsenal will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Everton Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Arsenal Undefeated in last 9 away games.
18 games since last defeat.