Premier League: Everton v Swansea match preview
look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Goodison Park
Friday 11 January 2013
Swansea boss Michael Laudrup will be hoping for the same performance his Swansea side gave at at Chelsea in midweek. The Swans took a 2-0 win from Stamford Bridge but face an Everton side that have never lost to Swansea in any competition.
Everton have only lost one out of their last nine Premier league matches in recent weeks, a run that has propelled them to 5th place, whilst Swansea are unbeaten in their last five Premier league games, drawing four of them.
In the last game between these two sides it took Nathan Dyer just 13 minutes to be sent off for two separate bookings, having come on as a half-time substitute.
KICK-OFF: Saturday, 3pm
PAST THREE MEETINGS...
Swansea 0 Everton 3 (Anichebe, Mirallas, Fellaini), Premier League, September 2012
Swansea 0 Everton 2 (Baines, Jelavic), Premier League, March 2012
Everton 1 (Osman) Swansea 0, Premier League, December 2011
Swansea have never beaten Everton in 16 attempts in all competitions.
Since gaining Premier League status, Swansea have never scored a goal against Everton in the Barclays Premier League.
Everton are the first team in Premier League history to both score and concede in 16 consecutive games.
Everton have scored the highest percentage of first half goals in the Premier League this season (57%).
Gerhard Tremmel has the best saves to shots ratio of any Premier League goalkeeper this season (81%).
TV: Highlights on BBC1 at 10.25pm
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