Everton v Newcastle: Jelavic v Cisse | Opta Stats

Everton v Newcastle: Jelavic v Cisse | Opta Stats

Everton welcome Newcastle on the final day. The home side are playing for prize money whilst the visitors have hopes of a Champions League place. The two sides met earlier in the season with Newcastle emerging victorious in a drab encounter. With a draw and a win on their last two visits, Newcastle last lost at Goodison since 11th May 2008. However, last season's win was Newcastle's only one in eight trips to Everton. An Everton win will see Moyes' men …
Arsenal vs Norwich: can Norwich exploit Arsenal's weaknesses?

Arsenal vs Norwich: can Norwich exploit Arsenal's weaknesses?

Norwich make their first trip to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, aiming to spring a surprise against an Arsenal team looking to secure Champions League qualification for next season. Arsenal had a very inconsistent start to their season, with the humiliating 8-2 reverse against Manchester United being the low point. However, they have recovered really well from an uncharacteristic number of defeats, and this resurgence in form has left the Gunners sitting 3rd in the Premier League with just two …
Stoke v Everton | Are the Stoke Stereotypes True?

Stoke v Everton | Are the Stoke Stereotypes True?

Everton are hoping to score four in four consecutive league games – a club first. The Fulham win was the first time Everton have scored three or more in three consecutive league games since 1964. The way Everton are playing, they will think anything is possible. However, the Britannia is a tough place to go with Everton failing to score in their last two visits. Everton lost at home to Stoke in December and have failed to score in their …
City v United: A look at the goalscoring numbers

City v United: A look at the goalscoring numbers

A month ago Monday’s derby at The Etihad Stadium appeared to be one that would see Manchester United crowned as Premier League Champions – either walking on to the pitch as the 2011/12 winners or celebrating at the final whistle – but with defeat at Wigan and then dropping points at home to Everton suddenly City have a second chance. Following defeat at Arsenal when the wheels looked as though they were falling off City’s season no-one gave them much …
Everton v Fulham: Just How Good is Pienaar?

Everton v Fulham: Just How Good is Pienaar?

Two in-form teams clash at Goodison Park on Saturday. David Moyes' side are unbeaten in five league games with their opponents unbeaten in four. Everton’s last outing was an impressive 4 - 4 draw at Old Trafford whilst, a day earlier, Fulham overcame Wigan 2 - 1 at Craven Cottage.  Everton's four at Old Trafford meant Everton had scored four in consecutive league games for the first time since August 1999. Everton, having never lost a home league game to …
Man United v Everton | Can Everton Cope Without Baines?

Man United v Everton | Can Everton Cope Without Baines?

Fresh from their poor FA Cup performance, Everton travel to Old Trafford on Sunday. Unfortunately, for Everton, Old Trafford is the last place you want to visit after a dismal semi-final showing. Everton won their first Premier League visit in August 1992 but it has not been a happy hunting ground since. Since then, Everton have drawn three and lost 15 of their last 18 visits. For this meeting, there is an added incentive for Everton as their next away …
Arsenal vs Chelsea | Gunners Look to Bounce Back | Stats Preview

Arsenal vs Chelsea | Gunners Look to Bounce Back | Stats Preview

If the visit of Chelsea to the Emirates wasn't important enough in the race for the final 2  Champions League spots, Arsenal's defeat to Wigan on Monday night means that where a draw could well have sufficed, a win is of the utmost importance. While Arsenal will be the fresher of the two sides, Chelsea have a vital factor heading into the game though; momentum. Having thrashed Spurs and managed to escape an onslaught from Barcelona with a 1-0 victory, …
Newcastle v Stoke | Stat Attack Preview

Newcastle v Stoke | Stat Attack Preview

So, to the home stretch of what has been an almightily successful season for Newcastle United.  The Toon go into their remaining 5 fixtures looking to surpass the 60 point mark for just the 7th time in their Premier League history, 4 of them coming in their first 4 seasons in the new top flight. And, next up is Stoke City. The last 6 meetings between the two have brought about 2 wins each, 2 draws and 11 goals a …
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