Aston Villa face a trip to Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 98 games played, Villans have recorded 26 wins, and Everton have come away with 49 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2006, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 18 Mar||Everton||4 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2005/2006||Mon 26 Dec||Aston Villa||4 - 0||Everton||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 26 Feb||Aston Villa||1 - 3||Everton||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Oct||Everton||1 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 28 Feb||Everton||2 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 25 Oct||Aston Villa||0 - 0||Everton||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 26 Apr||Everton||2 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Everton have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Toffees, with 4 goals against.
Aston Villa have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Villans have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Everton's 17 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position. Aston Villa find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 18 points they have accumulated from 11 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Aston Villa only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Goodison Park will be a good result. Score draw
|Everton||4 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Aston Villa||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.