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Last updated : 05 November 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Everton v Middlesbrough fixture

Middlesbrough face a trip to Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 40 out of 60 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Middlesbrough inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Blues in a League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Wed 26 OctEverton0 - 1MiddlesbroughLGEC
2004/2005Sun 16 JanMiddlesbrough1 - 1EvertonPREM
2004/2005Sun 19 SepEverton1 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM
2003/2004Sat 27 MarEverton1 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
2003/2004Wed 03 DecMiddlesbrough0 - 0EvertonLGEC
2003/2004Sun 21 SepMiddlesbrough1 - 0EvertonPREM
2002/2003Sat 01 MarMiddlesbrough1 - 1EvertonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Everton's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Blues have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

Middlesbrough's away form is none too clever either, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Boro's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Everton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 7 points from their 10 games thus far. Middlesbrough see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 15 points from their 11 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Boro have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Goodison Park with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Everton Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Middlesbrough 5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.