FootyMAD's Portsmouth match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 29th August 2008
The game between Everton and Portsmouth in the Premier League on Saturday, 30th August 2008 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Everton prepare to entertain Portsmouth at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Toffees are clearly on top, winning 51.72% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Goodison Park was less than a year ago, in March 2008, with Everton running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sun 02 Mar||Everton||3-1||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Dec||Portsmouth||0 - 0||Everton||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 05 May||Everton||3 - 0||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Dec||Portsmouth||2 - 0||Everton||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 14 Jan||Portsmouth||0 - 1||Everton||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Sep||Everton||0 - 1||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2004/2005||Tue 04 Jan||Everton||2 - 1||Portsmouth||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, 9 to 8.
Portsmouth have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. Pompey have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Everton's 3 points from 2 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Portsmouth find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 2 games have yielded only 0 points.
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 Portsmouth in this game. Home Win
|Everton||Not drawn a match in their last 4 .|
|Portsmouth||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.