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Everton v Albion match preview

19 January 2018

ALBION will be looking to continue their good run of form when they travel to Goodison Park and take on Everton this Saturday (ko 3pm).

The opposition 

Everton are currently sat 9th in the Premier League table having taken 27 points from their 23 matches so far this season.

They initially made a strong start under Sam Allardyce by gaining 10 points from his first four league games, but have since gone six without a win in all competitions.

Their last outing was a 4-0 loss to Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley on Saturday.

Last time out 

Our most recent fixture against Everton was only in December as we played out a goalless draw with them at The Hawthorns.

The Baggies’ last visit to the blue half of Merseyside was in March last year when goals from Kevin Mirallas, Morgan Schneiderlin and Romelu Lukaku condemned us to a 3-0 defeat.



  • The Baggies have lost just one of their last five games in all competitions (W2, D2, L1).
  • Albion have a better goal difference (-12) than Saturday’s opponents Everton (-13).
  • Jonny Evans will make his 300th career club start if selected by manager Alan Pardew.


  • The Toffees are yet to score a goal or have a shot on target from their two games in 2018.
  • Everton have won just one of their last four matches at home to Albion.
  • Allardyce's team have made the most clearances in the PL this season (801).

From the archive

Here are the highlights from our most recent win at Goodison Park...

Head to head 

The head-to-head record between the two teams is relatively tight.

From the 166 meetings - the Baggies have won on 59 occasions, Everton have recorded 69 victories and there have been 38 draws.

Man in the middle

The referee for Saturday’s game is Stuart Attwell, and he’ll be assisted by Gary Beswick and Richard West with Anthony Taylor as the fourth official.

Attwell hasn't officiated an Albion game yet this season.

Ticket news

Tickets are now on general sale for the clash, where the Baggies have been handed an allocation of 1,800 seats.

Seats are priced at £30 adults, £23 seniors and £18 U18s. They can be purchased online, in person from the East Stand Ticket Office or by calling 0121 227 2227.

Coach travel, departing from Kidderminster at 10am, Stourbridge and Lye at 10.15am and The Hawthorns at 11am, is available for £15.

Follow the game

Comprehensive coverage of the clash with Everton is available in our Match Centre, where you can listen to free live commentary on WBA Radio or follow our live text feed.

WBA Radio is the only service that allows Baggies fans around the world - from Smethwick to the Sahara - access to uninterrupted live commentaries from every one of our competitive games. Join Gez Mulholland and Dave Bowler for Baggies-biased live commentary on Saturday.

You’ll also be able to find score updates on the club's social media channels.

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