FootyMAD's Everton match preview

Last updated : 25 December 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Everton v Middlesbrough fixture

Middlesbrough face a trip to Everton at Goodison Park on Tuesday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 41 of the 61 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2005, the Toffees carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 14 OctMiddlesbrough2 - 1EvertonPREM
2005/2006Sat 29 AprMiddlesbrough0 - 1EvertonPREM
2005/2006Sun 06 NovEverton1 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM
2005/2006Wed 26 OctEverton0 - 1MiddlesbroughLGEC
2004/2005Sun 16 JanMiddlesbrough1 - 1EvertonPREM
2004/2005Sun 19 SepEverton1 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM
2003/2004Sat 27 MarEverton1 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM

Recent respective form guides

Everton have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Toffees in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Middlesbrough is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Boro have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Everton's 27 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position. Middlesbrough find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 20 points from their 19 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Toffees, as the Boro have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Everton 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Middlesbrough Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 14 away matches.