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History of the Everton v Aston Villa fixture

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 102 games played, Villans have recorded 28 wins, and Everton have come away with 50 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2009, with Everton running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sun 12 AprAston Villa3 - 3EvertonPREM
2008/2009Sun 15 FebEverton3 - 1Aston VillaFAC
2008/2009Sun 07 DecEverton2 - 3Aston VillaPREM
2007/2008Sun 27 AprEverton2 - 2Aston VillaPREM
2007/2008Sun 23 SepAston Villa2 - 0EvertonPREM
2006/2007Mon 02 AprAston Villa1 - 1EvertonPREM
2006/2007Sat 11 NovEverton0 - 1Aston VillaPREM

Recent respective form guides

Everton are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, In this time, Toffees have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 3.

Aston Villa have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Villans's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.

Everton find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 11 points from their 9 matches. Aston Villa lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 17 from their 9 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Villans has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Everton. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Everton Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Aston Villa Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.