FM Preview: Everton v Fulham 25 Apr 2010

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History of the Everton v Fulham fixture

Fulham face a trip to Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 17 of the 25 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2008, the Toffees carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premier League match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sun 13 SepFulham2 - 1EvertonPREM
2008/2009Sun 24 MayFulham0 - 2EvertonPREM
2008/2009Sat 01 NovEverton1 - 0FulhamPREM
2007/2008Sun 16 MarFulham1 - 0EvertonPREM
2007/2008Sat 08 DecEverton3 - 0FulhamPREM
2006/2007Fri 06 AprEverton4 - 1FulhamPREM
2006/2007Sat 04 NovFulham1 - 0EvertonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Everton are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Toffees, with 6 goals against.

In complete contrast to Everton, Fulham are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Cottagers have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Everton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 54 points from their 35 games so far. Fulham's 43 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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 Cottagers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
EvertonUnbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
FulhamPrevious 2 away games have finished all-square.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.