Everton FC v Sunderland AFCEverton's last 5 matchesWest Brom 2-3 Everton
Sunday 1st November 13:30
Premier League Match #11
(Lukaku x2, Kone)Everton 1-1 Liverpool
(Lukaku)Everton 0-3 Manchester UnitedArsenal 2-1 Everton
(Barkley)Everton 1-1 (4-3p) Norwich
- Capital One Cup (Osman)Sunderland's last 5 matchesSunderland 1-4 Manchester City
- Capital One Cup (Toivonen)Manchester United 3-0 SunderlandSunderland 2-2 West Ham
(Fletcher, Lens)West Brom 1-0 SunderlandSunderland 3-0 Newcastle
(Johnson Pen, Jones, Fletcher)
Everton lost their second consecutive Premier League match last weekend and their third league match of the season, haven't lost three in a row since January 2015, though they enjoyed victory in the league cup midweek. Everton have failed to keep a clean sheet in any of their last six matches in all competitions and they haven't kept a clean sheet in any of their six home fixtures this season. Everton have lost their last two meetings against Sunderland at Goodison Park despite going unbeaten in the previous 11 (W9 L2) and they've only won once in the last five league meetings between both clubs (D1 L3). Everton are still the only Premier League side yet to score from a set piece in the league and the Toffees have conceded from a set piece in each of their last four matches in the league.
Roberto Martinez has come through a tough run of opening fixtures with the same set of results from last season registering three wins, four draws and three defeats. After the initial opening 10 league matches last season, Everton won just two of their following 12 league matches (D4, L6) though one of those victories did come against Sam Allardyce's West Ham side. Everton's 11th Premier League fixture from last season was against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light in a 1-1 draw. From the corresponding fixtures of matches played so far this season, Everton have taken one point more than they did last season. In the corresponding fixtures from the nine league matches to come, Everton took 10 points from a possible 27 and lost five of those matches (W3 D1).
Sunderland beat Newcastle for the sixth time in a row last weekend to pick up their first league victory of the season in a comfortable 3-0 win against 10 men. Sunderland's record after beating Newcastle in this current run of domination leaves a lot to be desired as they've lost four of their five following matches including three defeats to Hull City though their only win in that sequence did come at home to Everton in 2013. Sunderland have lost four of their five away fixtures this season and they are yet to taste victory away from home or keep a clean sheet but they have won on their last two visits to Goodison Park without conceding a goal. In the last five fixtures between the two sides, Sunderland have scored a total of five goals whilst Everton have only found the net twice through a penalty and a Wes Brown own goal.
Martinez has a very favourable record over Sam Allardyce and the new Sunderland manager has lost all of his last six Premier League meetings against the Toffees and he has lost each of his last five league visits to Goodison Park whilst West Ham were the only team to lose twice to Everton in the Premier League last season. There has never been a goalless draw between sides managed by both these managers and only in two matches have one of the sides failed to score. During the 12 meetings between the managers, there have been 2 red cards (1 Martinez, 1 Allardyce) and 48 yellow cards (23 Martinez, 25 Allardyce) though there has yet to be a straight red card shown. Martinez has only won three of his 12 matches against Sunderland and has lost on six occasions.
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