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  1. Everton's struggles - what's going wrong?

    by illarterate
    At the halfway point of the Premier League season one statistic stands out more than most - Everton's 33 goals conceded. Despite coming close to knocking Arsenal out of the top four last season, and being tipped by experts, pundits and betting news sources, such as Blue Square, to finish high up the table again this year, Everton’s defence is causing Roberto
    Martinez some real headaches. Without significant improvement, they will struggle to make the top ten by May.

    Worst Ever Start
    To contextualise Everton's defensive woes, it is worth highlighting the fact that they currently have the joint second worst defence in the league (along with bottom club Leicester). Only Harry Redknapp's QPR have been more generous at the back. This time last season ...
  2. Premier League preview stats 13 May 2012

    Barclays Premier League

    Sunday 13 May

    Chelsea
    Blackburn Rovers



    • Chelsea have lost only two of their last 23 Premier League games against Blackburn Rovers.
    • Chelsea will finish outside of the top five of the Premier League for the first time since the 2001-02 season.
    • Relegated Blackburn Rovers have not won on their last 16 Premier League visits to London since March 2009.



    Everton Newcastle United


    • Newcastle United’s 1-0 win at Goodison Park last season followed a run of five defeats in their seven preceding trips to Everton (all Premier League).
    • Should they match or better
    ...
  3. Premier League preview stats: Liverpool v Chelsea

    Barclays Premier League 8 May 2012

    Tuesday 8 May

    Liverpool Chelsea


    • Tonight’s game is the 32nd meeting between Liverpool and Chelsea in all competitions since the start of the 2004-05 season.
    • Liverpool have scored 20 goals at Anfield in the Premier League this season. The club record for the fewest goals scored at home in a league season is 24 in 1903-04.
    • Chelsea have won only four of their 17 games against teams in the top-half of the Premier League this season.
  4. Premier League Preview Stats 1 -2 May 2012

    Barclays Premier League
    1 – 2 May 2012


    Tuesday 1 May

    Liverpool Fulham

    Head to head record

    • Fulham have never won at Liverpool in 30 previous league and cup attempts.
    • Only 34 goals have been scored in Liverpool’s home games this season (20 for and 14 against); the fewest in the Premier League.
    • Fulham have won three away games in the Premier League this season; only Wolverhampton Wanderers and Blackburn Rovers have won fewer.


    Stoke City Everton

    Head to head record


    • Stoke City have conceded only one goal in their last four meetings
    ...
  5. Premier League Preview Stats 28-30 April 2012

    Barclays Premier League
    28 – 30 April 2012

    Saturday 28 April

    Everton Fulham

    • Everton have won four and drawn one of their last five league and cup meetings with Fulham.
    • Everton have played 55 Premier League games since their last goalless draw.
    • Fulham have scored only 11 goals in their away games in the Premier League this season; the lowest total only matched by Stoke City.

    Norwich City Liverpool

    • Liverpool have won ten and lost nine of their 28 previous league and cup visits to Norwich City.
    • This is Norwich City’s 200th game in the Premier League and 900th in the top division.
    ...
  6. Premier League Preview Stats 21 - 24 April 2012

    Barclays Premier League
    21 - 24 April 2012

    Saturday 21 April

    Arsenal Chelsea

    • Two Arsenal wins in their last two meetings with Chelsea came after a run of only two victories in the 18 previous league and cup meetings with their London rivals.
    • Arsenal have been drawing at half-time in 19 of their Premier League games this season, more than any other team.
    • Chelsea are the only team who have yet to beat a London club in the Premier League this season.


    Aston Villa Sunderland

    • Sunderland are unbeaten in their last four Premier League meetings with Aston Villa.
    • Aston Villa have drawn a divisional high of 14 games in the Premier League this season.
    • Sunderland have not
    ...
  7. Premier League Preview Stats 14 - 16 April 2012

    Saturday 14 April

    Norwich City
    Manchester City

    • Manchester City have won only one of nine visits to Norwich City since 1991 (all league).
    • Norwich City have not kept a clean sheet in their last nine Premier League games.
    • Manchester City have won two of the last ten away games in the Premier League.
    Sunderland Wolverhampton Wanderers
    • Wolverhampton Wanderers have won all of their last four encounters with Sunderland (all Premier League).
    • Sunderland have lost one of their last eight home games in the Premier League.
    • Wolverhampton Wanderers have conceded 29 goals in their last nine Premier League games.
    Swansea City Blackburn Rovers
    • Blackburn Rovers will be making their first visit to SwanseaCity since October 1983.
    • Having lost
    ...

    Updated 14th April 2012 at 08:36 AM by 11v11

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  8. Premier League Preview Stats 9 - 11 April 2012

    Barclays Premier League
    9 - 11 April 2012

    Monday 9 April

    Aston Villa Stoke City

    • Stoke City have won only one of 13 visits to Aston Villa since 1965 (all league).
    • Aston Villa have lost six of their last nine games at home in the Premier League.
    • Stoke City have failed to score in eight of their 16 away games in the Premier League this season.


    Everton Sunderland

    • Sunderland have failed to beat Everton in their last 17 league and cup meetings.
    • Everton have won four of their last five home games in the Premier League.
    • Sunderland have failed to win in their last five away league and cup games, including the FA Cup draw at Everton.


    Fulham Chelsea

    ...
  9. Premier League Preview Stats 6 - 8 April 2012

    Barclays Premier League
    6 - 8 April 2012

    Friday 6 April

    Swansea City Newcastle United

    • Swansea City have failed to beat Newcastle United in six league and cup meetings since December 1980.
    • Swansea City will be aiming to avoid a run of three consecutive league defeats in the same season for the first time since April 2004 in the Third Division.
    • Newcastle United will be aiming to complete a run of four wins in a row in the Premier League for the first time since April 2006.


    Saturday 7 April


    Bolton Wanderers Fulham

    • Bolton Wanderers have won only three of their 21 previous Premier League meetings with Fulham (drawn seven and lost 11).
    • Bolton Wanderers will be aiming
    ...
  10. Premier League Preview Stats 31 March –2 April 2012

    Barclays Premier League preview stats
    31 March – 2 April 2012

    Saturday 31 March

    Aston Villa Chelsea

    • Chelsea have won on only one of their last 13 league and cup visits to Villa Park.
    • Aston Villa have won one of their last eight league and cup games.
    • Chelsea will be aiming to avoid a run of four consecutive away defeats in the Premier League for the first time since December 2000.

    Everton West Bromwich Albion

    • Only one of the 11 previous Premier League meetings between Everton and West Bromwich Albion has been drawn.
    • Everton’s 30 goals in the Premier League this season have been scored by 16 different players.
    • West Bromwich Albion have kept only one clean sheet in their last 34 away games
    ...

    Updated 28th March 2012 at 09:41 AM by 11v11

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