Swansea vs Everton: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at The Liberty Stadium

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Everton will arrive at the Liberty Stadium hoping to secure their third win in a row in Saturday’s early kick-off. After struggling in first half of the season the Blues will be hoping to capitalise on their best run of from since September. Everton could be without top scorer Romelu Lukaku and the in-form Aiden McGeady for Saturdays fixture as both await late fitness tests.

Garry Monk’s Swansea side will feel confident too, coming into the game off the back of good wins against Villa and Hull. Three points on Saturday will guarantee their survival in the Premier League and will leave them odds on for a top-half finish.

KICK-OFF: Saturday, 12:45

PAST THREE MEETINGS…

Everton 0 Swansea 0, Premier League, November 2014

Swansea 3 (Dyer 28, Sigurdsson 64, Emnes 87) Everton 0, Capital One Cup, September  2010

Everton 3 (Bains 20 (Pen), Lukaku 53, Barkley 58) Swansea 2 (Bony 33, Williams 90), Premier League, March, 2014

STATS…

Swansea have won just one of their previous 22 matches against Everton in all competitions (D6 L15), though it arrived in their last encounter at home in the League Cup this season.

Everton have won 13 and lost none of their 19 league games against Swansea.

Swansea are looking to win three Barclays Premier League games in a row for the first time since the opening three games of the season.

Bafetimbi Gomis has scored three goals in his last two Premier League appearances, one more than he managed in his previous 25 PL apps for the Swans (2).

ODDS…

Swansea to win: 2.50

Everton to win: 3.10

Draw: 3.30

TV: Live on BT Sport 1 / BT Sport 1 HD at 12:45pm, Highlights on Match of the Day at 10:30pm

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