FM Preview: Everton v Blackburn Rovers 16 Apr 2011

Last updated : 15 April 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Everton v Blackburn Rovers fixture

Blackburn Rovers face a trip to Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rovers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 45 and win only 20 of the 81 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2009, with Everton running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Blackburn R. 1 - 0 Everton Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 17 Apr Blackburn R. 2 - 3 Everton Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 20 Sep Everton 3-0 Blackburn R. Premier League
2008/2009 Wed 04 Mar Blackburn R. 0 - 0 Everton Premier League
2008/2009 Wed 24 Sep Blackburn R. 1 - 0 Everton League Cup
2008/2009 Sat 16 Aug Everton 2 - 3 Blackburn R. Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 02 Feb Blackburn R. 0 - 0 Everton Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Everton have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Toffees in those games, with 8 conceded.

The away form of Blackburn Rovers is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Rovers have hit 7 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Everton's total of 44 points from their 32 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Blackburn Rovers find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 35 points from their 32 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Everton 6 3 2 1 10 6 11
Blackburn Rovers 6 0 4 2 6 10 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rovers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Everton. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Everton Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Blackburn Rovers Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 9 most recent games.

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