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Everton host the visiting West Ham United at Goodison Park in this Premier League match on Sunday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Everton v West Ham United, scroll down (inc. the best betting odds).
Everton head into this fixture coming off the back of a 1-1 Premier League drawn match versus Manchester United.
In that game, Everton managed 28% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. The only player to score for Everton was Andros Townsend (65'). Manchester United had 13 attempts on goal with 6 on target. Anthony Martial (43') was the scorer for Manchester United.
In their past 6 games, Rafael Benítez's Everton have scored 10 times, an average number of goals per match of 1.67.
Going into this contest, Everton are unbeaten in their last 4 home league matches.
West Ham United
Following on from tasting defeat last time out to Brentford in Premier League competition, West Ham United will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, West Ham United managed 60% possession and 18 shots on goal with 5 on target. The scorer for West Ham United was Jarrod Bowen (80'). Brentford got 13 shots at goal with 6 on target. Bryan Mbeumo (20') and Yoane Wissa (94') scored for Brentford.
In their last 6 outings, West Ham United have amassed a total of 9 goals. West Ham United have also managed to score on each one of those occasions. During those fixtures, they have had 5 goals go against them. Such a trend might not be carried forward into this next game, though.
Going into this encounter, West Ham United have not been beaten in their last 6 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head to head meetings stretching back to 30/03/2019 shows that Everton have won 4 of these and West Ham United 1, with the number of drawn matches being 1.
13 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 10 from The Toffees and 3 coming from The Hammers. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.17.
The last league fixture between these sides was Premier League match day 35 on 09/05/2021 and the score finished West Ham United 0-1 Everton.
In that match, West Ham United had 68% possession and 11 shots on goal with 0 of them on target.
Everton had 9 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Dominic Calvert-Lewin (24') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Stuart Attwell.
Team News: Everton
It’s a low absenteeism rate, with just the sole fitness concern for the Everton gaffer Rafael Benítez to contend with from a near full-strength set of players. Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Fractured Toe) misses out.
Team News: West Ham United
Owing to a fully injury-free group available to choose from, the West Ham United boss David Moyes doesn’t have any fitness worries to report before this clash.
We’re of the view that West Ham United and Everton may both find scoring difficult here.
There should be little in it, and a draw looks quite a realistic result. We’re therefore anticipating a 0-0 draw at the end of the match.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Goodison Park (39,414)
Captain: Séamus Coleman
Chairman: Bill Kenwright
Manager: Rafael Benítez
Competitions: Premier League position 5
🔑 Key Man: Demarai Gray
Customarily used in the Left Wing position, Demarai Gray was born in Birmingham, England. After having played his first senior match for Birmingham City in the 2013 - 2014 season, the skilful Forward has scored a sum of 3 league goals in the Premier League 2021 - 2022 campaign to date in 7 appearances.