FM Preview: Everton v Blackburn Rovers 21 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 20th January 2012
The game between Everton and Blackburn Rovers in the Premier League on 21st January 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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 46 and win only 20 of the 82 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, with Everton running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 27 Aug||Blackburn R.||0 - 1||Everton||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Apr||Everton||2-0||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Everton have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.
The away form of Blackburn Rovers is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Rovers have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Everton see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 25 points from their 21 games played so far,
Blackburn Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 21 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Toffees, as the Rovers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Everton||4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Blackburn Rovers||Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
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