FootyMAD's Portsmouth match preview

Last updated : 03 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Everton v Portsmouth fixture

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.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sun 26 SepPortsmouth0 - 1EvertonPREM
2003/2004Sat 13 MarEverton1-0PortsmouthPREM
2003/2004Sat 13 DecPortsmouth1 - 2EvertonPREM
1994/1995Wed 05 OctPortsmouth1 - 1EvertonLC
1994/1995Tue 20 SepEverton2 - 3PortsmouthLC
1987/1988Sat 09 AprEverton2 - 1PortsmouthPREM
1987/1988Sat 21 NovPortsmouth0 - 1EvertonPREM

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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

Sequence statistics:
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.