Premier League – Everton at home to Aston Villa

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Everton vs. Aston Villa
Cris Lebron

Cris Lebron

Cris is our author whose career in writing about Premier League lasts exactly the same amount of time he waited for his favorite club to claim the throne of this prestigious league.

Saturday – Goodison Park – Kick-off 9:00pm GMT.

This Saturday sees Everton go head to head with Villa at Goodison Park – Kick-off 9:00pm GMT.

Right now, Everton sit in eighth place in the League, three places higher than the eleventh placed hosts, Villa.

This season’s Premier League campaign, has so far seen Everton 52 points

It was three points secured for Everton in their last fixture, beating Arsenal 0-1 at Emirates Stadium.

Everton have developed a habit of drawing football matches this season, which is reflected by their position in the table. Their position is eighth in the League, and they have 52 points having won 15 meetings, drawn seven matches, and lost 10 matches.

Playing at home, Everton have won five games, drawn four fixtures, and lost seven meetings.

Victory for Everton would take their points tally to 55 so far this season.

Everton’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Carlo Ancelotti, ahead of this Saturday’s fixture against their opponents.

It’s 45 points so far for Aston Villa this season, going into this match

With one draw, which followed a defeat, Villa’s recent form has not been great. They will be looking to return to winning ways in this next match.

Villa need to find a way to generate wins on a consistent basis, as they’ve recorded nine losses in their last 18 fixtures. With 45 points, they currently sit eleventh in the League having won 13 meetings, drawn six meetings, and lost 13 fixtures.

Villa’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Everton. In the 16 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won seven fixtures, drawn three matches, and lost six meetings.

Aston Villa will have secured 48 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Villa are missing three players through injury or illness. This will affect Dean Smith’s selection choices significantly.

Everton v Aston Villa Head-to-Head.

Both teams have previously played each other 49 times with the tally being 18 wins and 18 draws for Everton. In their most recent meeting of this fixture, it was July 2020 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw.

For Everton, Dominic Calvert-Lewin contributed with
14 goals in 32 League fixtures this campaign, while Ollie Watkins has netted
nine goals in 32 League games this Premier League Season for Villa.

Other standout players for Everton are Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson with six·goals·each and for Villa are Anwar El Ghazi and Bertrand Traore with seven goals and five goals respectively.

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