FM Preview: Everton v Blackburn Rovers 21 Jan 2012

Last updated : 20 January 2012 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 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Everton 6 2 2 2 6 6 8
Blackburn Rovers 6 2 1 3 10 10 7

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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