FootyMAD's Everton match preview

Last updated : 15 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Middlesbrough v Everton fixture

Middlesbrough prepare to entertain Everton at Riverside Stadium on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 59 games played, Boro have recorded 26 wins, and Everton have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Riverside Stadium was just last season, in December 2003, when they played out a goalless draw in an League Cup match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sun 19 SepEverton1 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM
2003/2004Sat 27 MarEverton1 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
2003/2004Wed 03 DecMiddlesbrough0-0EvertonLC
2003/2004Sun 21 SepMiddlesbrough1 - 0EvertonPREM
2002/2003Sat 01 MarMiddlesbrough1 - 1EvertonPREM
2002/2003Sat 14 SepEverton2 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
2001/2002Sun 10 MarMiddlesbrough3 - 0EvertonFAC

Recent respective form guides

Middlesbrough have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Boro, with 4 goals against.

Everton have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Blues's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Middlesbrough find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 35 points they have accumulated from 22 games. Everton sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 43 points from their 22 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Middlesbrough may be coming up against a decent side in Everton, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Boro. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Middlesbrough 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Everton 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.