FootyMAD's Everton match preview

Last updated : 02 May 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sunderland v Everton fixture

Sunderland prepare to entertain Everton at The Stadium of Light on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Black Cats are clearly on top, having won 47 and lost only 18 of the 79 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Stadium of Light was just last season, in March 2008, with Everton inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the The Black Cats in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sun 28 DecEverton3 - 0SunderlandPREM
2007/2008Sun 09 MarSunderland0-1EvertonPREM
2007/2008Sat 24 NovEverton7 - 1SunderlandPREM
2005/2006Sat 01 AprEverton2 - 2SunderlandPREM
2005/2006Sat 31 DecSunderland0 - 1EvertonPREM
2004/2005Sat 29 JanEverton3 - 0SunderlandFAC
2002/2003Sat 18 JanEverton2 - 1SunderlandPREM

Recent respective form guides

Sunderland have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

The away form of Everton is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Sunderland are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 35 points from 34 matches. Everton find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 53 points they have accumulated from 34 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the The Black Cats. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Sunderland 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Everton Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.