FootyMAD's Birmingham City match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd November 2007
The game between Everton and Birmingham City in the Premier League on Saturday 3rd November 2007 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Everton prepare to entertain Birmingham City at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Toffees are clearly on top, having won 37 and lost only 6 of the 58 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Goodison Park was just last season, in April 2006, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Apr||Everton||0-0||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Oct||Birmingham C.||0 - 1||Everton||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 23 Apr||Everton||1 - 1||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 13 Nov||Birmingham C.||0 - 1||Everton||PREM|
|2003/2004||Wed 11 Feb||Birmingham C.||3 - 0||Everton||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 28 Dec||Everton||1 - 0||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Thu 26 Dec||Birmingham C.||1 - 1||Everton||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 goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
The away form of Birmingham C. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Blues have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Everton's 16 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Birmingham C. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 11 points from their 11 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Everton are not exactly setting the world alight at Goodison Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Birmingham C. in this game. Home Win
|Everton||4 games since last home draw.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
|Birmingham C.||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.