Everton prepare to entertain Portsmouth at Goodison Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 25 games played, Blues have recorded 12 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 8 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Goodison Park was less than a year ago, in March 2004, the Blues carving out a narrow 1-0 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:|
|2004/2005||Sun 26 Sep||Portsmouth||0 - 1||Everton||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Mar||Everton||1-0||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Dec||Portsmouth||1 - 2||Everton||PREM|
|1994/1995||Wed 05 Oct||Portsmouth||1 - 1||Everton||LC|
|1994/1995||Tue 20 Sep||Everton||2 - 3||Portsmouth||LC|
|1987/1988||Sat 09 Apr||Everton||2 - 1||Portsmouth||PREM|
|1987/1988||Sat 21 Nov||Portsmouth||0 - 1||Everton||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Everton are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 4 conceded.
Portsmouth have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.
Everton sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 40 points from their 21 games. Portsmouth see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 27 points from their 21 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Everton may be coming up against a decent side in Portsmouth, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Blues. Home Win
|Everton||Won 4 successive home games.|
5 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Portsmouth||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.